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Client-facing recurring meetings — what’s the general consensus on them? How often do you really need a weekly “touchpoint” or “connect”? Is it better to have the recurring meeting and send out a cancel if no updates or just to not have a recurring meeting in the first place?

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I’m in favor of client touch points, at least weekly. That’s how you review and close out deliverables / get credit for work done / get go ahead to move on to the next work product.

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+1 it's important to frequently test ideas etc to build a collaborative. Informed, and most importantly tailored fit solution

If you have nothing from the prior week to cover, presell ideas or decisions that will occur in the upcoming week(s)

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Id call it connect or just meeting. ‘Thouchpoint’ is not something I personally like

Interlock is a fun word to use too

To clarify, this isn’t about jargon. What are thoughts on the actual activities 😅

To make it a weekly touchpoint, you should have it weekly

Just reread it. Picking up on it now. It wouldn’t be a weekly touchpoint if you didn’t have it weekly lol… yeah that’s a good point though. Communicate it as a hold in case there are updates to relay

I am sure you have a deck with items to cover in the meeting. Send a cancellation with the deck with notes to say that there were no new updates for the week. Maybe show that there are no no new risks and project is in green/yellow/red as usual.

BILLABLE HOURS. My utilization rate is off the charts with these pointless meetings

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