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The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right

June 8, 2011

Eric Dye at Church Crunch on collaborating to get things done:

Know who’s in the room

Author and surgeon Atul Gawande writes in his brilliant The Checklist Manifesto that accidents in surgery drop by double-digit percentages when participants introduce themselves at the beginning of a procedure.

Same goes for your meetings. If you want people to contribute, let people talk at the beginning of your meeting. Let everyone get familiar and comfortable beforehand.

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