How to Start a Meeting: the Basics
Discover the efficiency of Ninety's Weekly Team Meetings.
Terms that appear with an asterisk (*) are configurable and may differ from your Ninety. Explore our glossary of terms.
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How to Start a Meeting
- Navigate to Meetings*
- Click Start Meeting
- Choose a team
- Choose a Meeting Type
- Click Begin
Within the meeting, a number of features are available to keep teams on track:
- Total meeting length timer
- Agenda section timer
- Pause button
- Move backward button — to go to the previous section
- Move forward button — to go to the next section
Tip: You can click specific sections to jump directly to them.
To make navigation easier, another way to jump to a new section is by clicking a section name on the left — such as Rock Review*.
The facilitator utilizes the Ninety toolset during the meeting to:
- Check-in with the team
- Monitor and update KPIs*
- Review progress on Rocks*
- Read through the team's Headlines*
- Adjust the To-Do List*
- Raise, Discuss, and Resolve (RDR)* prioritized issues
Example: within ROCK REVIEW*, the facilitator can filter, edit, search, make an Issue, archive, and more during the meeting. All the information saves automatically — the same way it would when editing/adding Rocks in the account normally.
Tip: During the Meeting, right-click on any item in DATA*, ROCK REVIEW*, TO-DO LIST*, or HEADLINES* to copy the information into an Issue to discuss during RDR*!
How to Suspend a Meeting
To exit a meeting before it is completed, click the SUSPEND button. This will send you back to the Meetings* page.
When you're ready to re-enter the meeting, just click CONTINUE MEETING, and it will take you right back to where you left off. Clicking the Trashcan will delete your meeting.
How to Conclude a Meeting
The Conclude section will show a recap of all To-Dos* on your list and have NEW next to any created during that meeting.
Under Ratings, input what each person rates the meeting (1-10) or mark them absent. Then click Finish.
Review your Past Meetings
Click any meeting on your list to see a breakdown of the personal ratings given and the duration during each iteration of your meeting.