Holding effective, tight, and efficient meetings can be a challenge. Joel Garfinkel for Smartblogs.com writes on a 15 point checklist that you can use in your next meeting. The aim is to “run meetings that are valuable, efficient, an productive.”
One suggestion is that you hold meetings that are used to make commitments, as well as decisions. This is done by assigning projects and getting commitments from members of your team. Delegating tasks provide greater accountability and clearer organization.