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Conference Sessions Tough Love for Team Meetings: How Top Leaders Drive More Quickly to What Matters

  • Date/Time September 30, 2022 8:30am - 10:00am
  • Room Bataglieri
  • Presenter Jo Ilfeld
  • CEU Credits 1.5


Key takeaways – leaders will learn:
• How the top 10% of leaders engage with conflicting priorities and personalities differently from everyone else
• Two types of problems that should never be on your agenda
• How to make meetings worth it: What needs to change so you and your team leave thinking, “That was a good use of
• Dr. Jo’s powerful blueprint for clear and consistent progress on your organization’s top priorities

Session Abstract

Have meetings overtaken your workday? It’s more than an annoyance – it’s highly likely a signal that your team is talking about the wrong things. In fact, a shockingly high number of leaders report that the majority of meetings on their schedules today are not where key decisions and mission-critical conversations actually happen. Could this be the reason 71% of CEOs say their leaders aren’t prepared to lead through the challenges of the future?

Don’t despair – you don’t have to go on like this! Drawing from more than a decade of work with leaders at companies like Genentech, eBay, and the SF Giants, as well as fast-growing start-ups, Dr. Jo walks you through how top leaders do meetings differently. In a world of increasing complexity, ambiguity, and unknowns, discover 3 proven meeting and leadership upgrades to focus your team on what really matters.

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