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8 Ways to Turn a Boring Meeting Into a Roaring Success
Business Meetings

8 Ways to Turn a Boring Meeting Into a Roaring Success

The biggest complaints people have about meetings is that the last too long and accomplish too little. You can fix that.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)
Business Optimization

Tired of Useless Meetings? 9 Ways to Make Them More Effective. (Infographic)

Agenda Item Number 1: Control your meetings so your meetings don't control you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Breezy Steps to a Productive Meeting
Meetings

6 Breezy Steps to a Productive Meeting

When done correctly, meetings can serve as a company chiropractor and get everyone back into alignment and rejuvenate your team.
Jess Ekstrom
These 5 Mistakes Make Meetings a Huge Time Waste
Meetings

These 5 Mistakes Make Meetings a Huge Time Waste

Every meeting gone bad is a lost opportunity for collaboration essential.
Larry Alton
The 3-Step Plan for Picking the Right Wine for Your Business Dinner
Wine

The 3-Step Plan for Picking the Right Wine for Your Business Dinner

Selecting the right wine can be scary when you are on a budget and not sure what to order. But it isn't hard.
Tracy Byrnes
How to Welcome New Ideas and New Employees
Ethics Coach

How to Welcome New Ideas and New Employees

An expert weighs in on how to adjust to constructive feedback and fresh faces so that everyone feels at ease.
Gael O'Brien
Goofing Around in Meetings Can Boost Performance
Performance Ignited

Goofing Around in Meetings Can Boost Performance

Inject some good-hearted laughter into meetings to improve productivity.
Lisa Evans
Would Your Teammates Rather Watch Paint Dry Than Attend Your Status Meeting?
Meetings

Would Your Teammates Rather Watch Paint Dry Than Attend Your Status Meeting?

Time to make the change from Meeting 1.0 to Meeting 2.0.
Avinoam Nowogrodski
7 Ways Toxic Managers Stifle Employee Motivation and Productivity
Managing Employees

7 Ways Toxic Managers Stifle Employee Motivation and Productivity

Collaboration, communication and respect are the modern management norm but not every boss has gotten the memo.
Kristin Marquet
To Make Meetings Count, Don't Count Past One (Per Week)
Business Meetings

To Make Meetings Count, Don't Count Past One (Per Week)

One mandatory meeting a week, with a reliable structure and distractions like cell phones and laptops forbidden, can be amazingly productive.
Brad Heidemann
Why Meetings Are One of the Worst Business Rituals. Ever.
Business Meetings

Why Meetings Are One of the Worst Business Rituals. Ever.

Most conference room rallies are disruptive and unnecessary. Here's what you should do instead.
Anna Johansson
Why Most Agendas Actually Ruin Meetings
Business Meetings

Why Most Agendas Actually Ruin Meetings

In spite of your best intentions, control isn't always a good thing.
Joel Basgall
5 Rules for Successful Meetings
Control What You Can

5 Rules for Successful Meetings

Meetings are indispensable yet have a bad reputation as time wasters. Leadership is required to make gatherings productive.
Charlie Harary
11 Ways Top Execs Like Marissa Mayer and Jeff Bezos Run Meetings Effectively
Business Meetings

11 Ways Top Execs Like Marissa Mayer and Jeff Bezos Run Meetings Effectively

Meetings fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas, un-articulated ground rules, and other structural mistakes. Here's how some of the world's top execs manage their meetings.
Drake Baer