Alan Manly featured in US based Magazine Successful Meetings
Article Date: 18/02/2016
Article Title: How to Keep a Meeting On Track

Meetings often become a work-based social function on company time and at company cost. The thought of socializing with fellow staff and being paid at the same time is sure to keep meetings a popular distraction to lonely work routines. 
Many companies have a tendency to gravitate toward their objectives by the sheer momentum of the organization, with or without the meetings. To assess the quality of a meeting, go no further than the official
minutes: Agenda items are loosely worded. 
Action items are carried over from one meeting to the next. The most obvious element missing in such meetings is leadership.
So, how can you turn meetings from a cost into a company asset?