Tips, advice and musings to help you improve your management
and leadership skills
February 24, 2016
A typical work meeting usually requires the leader to do most of the work.
This person would start off the meeting, announcing the topics to be discussed, and then proceed to discuss various points. Learn More
November 17, 2015
Many managers hate meetings as they can drag on and on with little getting accomplished.
However, they typically have no choice in the matter, and must show their face in the meetings to give directions to their team or to get status reports on running tasks. Learn More
January 7, 2013
We’ve all experienced the meeting from hell; too long, boring and one or two people dominating proceedings.
Whilst communication is an important element in all organisations, many people dread going to meetings. So, the challenge is to run meetings that people want to attend rather than a waste of their time. Here are a few tips for making your meetings a fun place to be. Learn More
November 7, 2012
Meetings can drain the life out of a company, with people spending so much time at meetings that they can’t actually do any work.
But maybe you know that, and have already tried all of the standard tactics to reduce meeting time such as designating some meetings tactical and some strategic, starting meetings with a lightning round of issues, or even avoiding meetings all together in favour of emails or phone calls. Learn More