Meetings: Any Tips to Keep in Mind?

Generally speaking, are your meetings generally a waste of time?  Do team members go off on tangents? Are people spectators rather than participants? Are there meetings after the meetings? Not good.

Here are some effective meeting tips to keep in mind:

  • Prepare a meeting agenda, time, topics, activities, and activity leaders. Distribute at […]
Meetings: Any Tips to Keep in Mind?2020-03-20T12:46:21-05:00

What About Telephone Negotiations?

Whenever the telephone rings, people have a hard time not picking it up. Then when on the phone, they start thinking of all of the other things they should be doing instead. Then coworkers are dropping off notes, making hand signals, and whispering. It can be distracting negotiating over the phone.

Telephone negotiations are not easy. […]

What About Telephone Negotiations?2020-03-20T12:46:27-05:00

What Are Meeting Roles?

It is always awkward at the start of a meeting. Everyone is talking, and chit chatting, and need to get down to business. Establishing meeting roles will help.

There are five roles that need to be played during the meeting: a facilitator or leader, a time keeper, a ready and willing flip chart recorder or erasable […]

What Are Meeting Roles?2020-03-20T12:46:29-05:00

How Do You Form a Team? [Video Blog]

Getting tired of working alone and kind of lonely? You have probably even decided to form a team and hold a meeting. That way you can see people, feel important, and eat donuts. Forming a team and holding a meeting is the practical alternative to work.

Yet, creating a team is not supposed to be the […]

How Do You Form a Team? [Video Blog]2020-03-20T12:46:32-05:00

Do I Have to Have Them? [Video Blog]

Meetings. Meetings. Meetings. Does going to too many meetings take away from the amount of time you have to get things done? Do you ever wonder if you really need to have so many meetings?

The answer to that is Yes, Maybe, and sometimes No. It is estimated that there are over 11 million meetings held in the United States every […]

Do I Have to Have Them? [Video Blog]2020-03-20T12:46:33-05:00
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