There are some general techniques you should be able to use when necessary in order to ensure maximum group participation regardless of the kind of meeting you are required to lead.
Good meetings are those which are interesting. Interest is such an important factor that we can safely say that your success as a leader will likely depend on your gift of getting and keeping people interested in what is going on.
Helping members to participate
Needless to say, thinking is the forerunner of effective action. Successful leadership consists of helping the members of your group define, state, think through, and solve their problems. As a leader, there will be times when you must act as the initiator, for you have the ...