I’m an extrovert. As such, sometimes I tend to talk too much when I’m leading meetings. Dominating a meeting, especially when you’re the senior person in the room is typically counterproductive.
But if you prepare better and take steps to ensure that others contribute, you will lead better meetings. I found these tips from Art Markman helpful. Hope you will too.
MAKE NOTES AND STICK TO THEM
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
I don’t think … then you shouldn’t talk, said the Hatter.
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland