Meetings can seem like an ordinary part of your workday, but, if you approach them strategically, they can also give your career a boost.
When you speak up at meetings, “you’re creating visibility, you’re showing that you’re a thought leader,” said Joel Garfinkle, an executive coach and author of Getting Ahead: Three Steps to Take Your Career to the Next Level. “You’re showing that you’re comfortable in that environment.”
You handle your everyday meetings. Some are tough, some are successful. To use your meetings to stand out in your workplace, make sure you continuously improve your meeting skills. Focus specifically on: