How to Handle an Unruly Business or Leadership Meeting

Episode #685
March 2, 2021
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On today’s episode of Rainer on Leadership Sam Rainer and Thom Rainer discuss how to handle an unruly business or leadership meeting.

  • Even the best churches have meetings that go sideways.
  • Surprise attacks happen, but sometimes you feel something is about to happen.
  • You often do not have much time to respond, but pray before making a rash decision.
  • Don’t respond viscerally. Try to de-escalate the room.
  • Cutting someone off usually does not help, even if they are wildly off base.
  • Parliamentary procedure can be a double-edged sword. Use it wisely.
  • Sometimes there is nothing you can do, and it’s likely not as bad as you think it is. Get some rest.

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