How to Make All hands Meetings More Fun: Close with a Live Quiz!

It’s no surprise that most people dread all hands meetings; the format and scheduling often leave much to be desired. One way you can make all hands meetings more fun and engaging is to close them with a live quiz. This will engage everyone in the room, prevent silence, and generally help create an exciting atmosphere that everyone will enjoy! It’s also great for building team bonding, as each person will be able to contribute in their own way based on their area of expertise. Here’s how you can run your own live quiz during an all hands meeting!

What is an all hands meeting?

An all hands meeting is when everyone in the company gathers together for an hour or two of unfiltered information and discussion. These meetings are a great way to stay up-to-date on what's happening in your company.

Employees during an all hands meeting

Why do we need to add fun to the agenda?

All hands meetings are an important part of company culture. They're where people come together, share updates, and have productive discussions. But at the end of the day, they can be long and tedious. Adding live quizzes or activities to the agenda is one way you can make all hands meetings more fun for your team while still closing the meeting on time and achieving goals. It also keeps people engaged with current affairs within your company.

Why do a live quiz and how to make one work

We can make all hands meetings more fun by closing the meeting with a live quiz. This way, everyone has something to look forward to, and they're always engaged in what's going on. Plus, it'll be easier for you as the leader of the meeting because you can make sure everyone is paying attention and participating in the discussion. Here are some tips for making this work for your organization.

  • Start by picking questions that are broad enough so that people of various levels will have an opportunity to answer them.

  • Questions should not require any knowledge beyond what was covered during the course of the meeting (or during orientation).

  • Ask one question at a time so there's never too much information coming at once.

  • Remember: The goal here isn't for participants to feel like they need insider knowledge about how things happen behind-the-scenes; we want everyone feeling invested from start to finish!

What are some ways I can make this work in my organization?

  • Set up the quiz in advance using Sendsteps. You can display the questions on a big presenting screen and people attending the all hands meeting can answer the questions via their phone.

  • Think about how long you want the meeting to last, and how many questions will be enough to keep everyone engaged.

What can Sendsteps mean for you?

Sendsteps offers multiple interactive features like word clouds, open-ended questions, multiple choice, and quiz questions. These features create an interactive environment, which ensures that the all hands meetings are engaging and interactive. Besides, it gives everyone a feeling that they’re part of the discussion. Helping to get your all hands meeting off on the right foot, an interactive session can provide new perspectives on customer needs and help foster empathy between you and your employees. These benefits make this approach well worth trying – so let’s get started!

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