Hosting Project Meetings
Originally printed in the Zweig Letter on January 9, 2022 by Megan Chang and Aya Shitanishi
A good project meeting is like a dinner party: You’re the host and it’s your job to make sure your guests have a great experience.
Working in a multi-discipline firm like TETER, I’ve been on both the hosting and attending side of project kick-off meetings. There are two key things that make a difference on how I feel about the meeting:
Each time the design team gets together should be used effectively; it doesn’t happen often. To that end, below is some sage advice I’ve received that I’d like to pass on.
A well-executed project kick-off meeting is like a dinner party, and you, the project manager are the gracious host. Your project teammates are your guests and it’s your job to make sure they have a great experience.