Hijackers are those people who try to take over your meeting and change the direction. Let’s unpack why people hijack, take a look at the different types of hijackers, and then get some tips on what we can do about it.
Why do people hijack? The most important thing I’ve learned is that people aren’t hijacking your meeting to piss you off. They really aren’t. They also aren’t doing it because they are control freaks who want to be in charge, or want to make you look bad.
There are a lot of reasons someone might hijack your meeting. Here are a few: