Meetings

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Your Weekly Sales Meeting – A Time For Action Or A Time To Sleep?

Driving home from a sales meeting recently, I was thinking back on how one person was constantly on his blackberry, dealing with emails (or maybe playing games…I don’t really know) and certainly not actively partaking in the meeting. (more…)

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How To Run A Meeting Your Team Will Actually Enjoy

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…

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Alternative Ways To Hold Staff Meetings That Actually Get Results

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…

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How to ensure MAGIC meetings

Meetings can be testing, even for the most prepared manager, and most people will agree that the amount of time wasted in meetings could be drastically reduced if several steps are taken. And those steps are fairly simple and straightforward. (more…)

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When Your Team Meeting Agenda Is Ignored

When we run trainings on Meeting Management, one of the common themes that comes up is, what’s the best way to keep the meeting on track when it strays off the agenda? Now, for whatever reason, some meeting chairmen find it difficult to keep the…

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Running Productive Meetings, When The Agenda Is Ignored

We’ve all been there…the meeting is going ok, then someone takes it off track and you end up spending a long time on subjects that are not part of the agenda and wasting everyone’s time. You need to be assertive and take control. What’s the…

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Making Meetings A Valuable Use Of Your Time

Why this meeting? Why now? If you ask people where most time is lost at work, the invariable answer is “meetings that don’t have a point”. So why do we let it happen? What can we do to persuade people that meetings are actually a…

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