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Lean Coffee: Increased Participation

I learned about lean coffee style meetings and these are my notes of my journey using them. The first of the series starts here

One thing I noticed when using lean coffee style for our staff meeting is the amount of participation went up in the meeting.

The variety of items we discuss as a team broaden - not just current work things, but process items too.

The better result was getting team members that usually don’t participate in discussion to start voicing their opinion or even bringing up topics everyone voted on!

The meeting is livelier and more fun to be a part of. The questions (and answers) did not come from just me. Other team members participated in asking questions and contributing to answers.

This is the kind of staff meeting I dream about!

With lean coffee style, the staff meeting items