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WORKING: A Good Meeting

Joshua Stewart - Monday, July 8, 2013 - 3:47am

Meetings at work can be just dreadful – long, pointless and meandering. And when you’re in them, you’re not actually DOING anything. “A meeting’s job is to make decisions or to kind of wrestle with problems and kind of...

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'Death By Meetings'

Brandon Smith - Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 2:37am

Manuel stared blankly at his calendar. It was a Wednesday, the middle day of the week in the middle of a typical month: 9:00am – meeting 10:00am – meeting 11:00am – meeting 12:00pm –working lunch meeting 1:00pm meeting...

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3 Things You Must Do Before Every Meeting

Brandon Smith - Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 8:19am

It is sad, really. Every working day, the majority of us suffer from worthless and painful meetings that should have been avoided. These are those meetings that, with a little bit of intentionality, could have been...

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How To Run A Dysfunction-Free Meeting

Brandon Smith - Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 4:18am

John’s meetings were some of the most painful I had ever experienced. Every week John would call a meeting with his senior leadership team (and I use that term loosely) in an effort to keep them updated, aligned and...

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How To Ensure Post-Meeting Commitment And Follow-Up

Brandon Smith - Friday, January 31, 2014 - 7:51am

Ken was part of the leadership team at a large public university. And every week, the senior leadership team would meet to discuss “strategic initiatives.” The meetings didn’t bother Ken all that much. What bothered Ken...

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