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Have to guide a meeting about something I have no visibility over. A bunch of contractors have been fired and replaced by consultants. The meeting is 90% contractors. How do I go about...

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There has to be some goal of the meeting....otherwise there shouldn’t be a meeting.

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Lord of the flies it obvi. You have a common enemy- the client!

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Let them do most of the talking. Make the agenda about finding common ground, understanding goals and milestones, roadblocks, etc.

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what the difference between contractor/consultant?

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ya I don't think anyone really sees a difference

Plot twist: OP was phone

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... keeping the meeting on track and making sure the room isn’t threatened by me?

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