My Meeting Checklist:

  1. I prayed for the person and our meeting

  2. I prepared for at least five minutes prior to the meeting

  3. I talked for less than 50% of the meeting

  4. I elevated the dialogue - the conversation was uplifting or life giving

  5. I connected on a personal level (Spiritual, Personal, Relational, Vocational)

  6. I documented the key points of the meeting and person (journal, digital)

  7. I sent follow up correspondence (text, email, letter)

Chris Horst, VP of Development for HOPE International