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Most executives think they have to attend meetings, even the bad ones. Here's a quick survey to test the effectiveness of your meetings.
After a workshop on Effective Meetings, one of the participants asked for help. Here's the answer.
Everything seems to go faster, leaving everyone feeling overworked, overloaded, and overwhelmed. Here's how to survive.
We all need to use energy wisely. It saves money, reduces pollution, and makes us better citizens. Here are four easy (and uncommon) things that we can do.
Automated phone systems waste your time. And if you use one for your business they can upset customers. Here's what to do.
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Business Week reports that "E-mail Is So Five Minutes Ago" in an article that describes new tools that are replacing E-mail (November 28, 2005, page 111). But they missed one powerful tool. First, l...
Here's how to conquer the fear of speaking. 1) Conduct Research. Visit or call key participants to ask them what they expect from your presentation. That is, what do they want to learn from it? What...
Your time is too valuable to waste in pointless meetings. Here's how to protect yourself.
Suppose your boss insults others in meetings? Certainly this damages the business. Here are some things to fix this difficult situation.
Truly memorable disasters don’t just happen. They require a special blend of misunderstanding and misguided effort. Here are three ways to guarantee a disaster in your next presentation, and how to av...
Meetings also provide opportunities to learn a lot about the people who attend them. Here's what to look for.
Meetings are more than just another way to spend time at work. They are the future of your business. Here's why.
We can learn important lessons everywhere. Here are 3 lessons about effective meetings that came from a visit to Sequoia National Forest.
People who take meetings for granted risk being a victim of a trap. Here they are and how to avoid them.