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How to run better meetings YouTube channel

Working on the YouTube channel this week.  Wanting to create a ‘How to run a better meetings’ resource for more people. It hasn’t had too much attention thrown it’s way lately.  A LOT of new video content elements I can add as well thanks to the new studio 🙂 Let me know what type of […]

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Ways to entertain yourself in boring meetings

Ways to entertain yourself in boring meetings?  Don’t know anything about the movie – and not an endorsement. But definitely ways to entertain yourself . . . in boring meetings.   Ways to Entertain yourself in boring meetings – because Boring Meetings Suck!

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Effective Meeting (Or Boring) Time Calculator?

As an effective meeting trainer and idea lab, here at Bore No More strive to bring you good uses of meeting time. But as you know, that isn’t always possible due to a variety of causes and distractions. So hopefully, if you are leading an effective meeting you won’t see this app popping out.  It […]

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Book Review: Boring Meetings Suck

As an author and professional speaker on effective meetings skills – it’s always nice to see someone take the time to review your work.  Thank you Harry at An Eventful World for taking the time: Here it is:  http://aneventfulworld.com/2014/10/17/boring-meetings-suck/

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How to stop people from using phones in meetings

When consulting organization on effective meetings, it inevitably comes up about how to stop people from using phones in meetings. There was once a time in which the meeting organizer would put the basket by the door and demand each person drop their phone or pager inside before entering the meeting. (yeah, I said pager […]

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Toastmasters book reviews

The Bore No More / Boring Meetings Suck blog has been on hiatus (that’s putting in mildly really) as I’ve been working on another forthcoming project. But, this caught my eye and thought I would share.  AND – yes – this blog has some brand new articles going shortly as well. Toastmasters is a great […]

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Event Planning Books – Top 20 Reviewed by BizBash Magazine

BIZ BASH, a leading magazine in the Event Planning industry released today the top 20 event planning books, that every event planner should read.  Highlighted in the issue was:    ‘Boring Meetings Suck: Get More Out of Your Meetings, Or Get Out of More Meetings’ by Jon Petz The review including the article was: Rosemary Vaughan, […]

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Meeting Etiquette and Rules from 1776. Declare your Independence from Boring Meetings

Do you have basic, simple guidelines your team commonly follows for how to run meetings? If not, how DO YOU run meetings?  Poorly, inconsistently, ineffectively . . . with an occasional great-feeling, effective meeting? OK, so your company handbook may have some guidelines for meeting etiquette. But when is the last time anyone actually saw that?  […]

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Make The Most Of Meetings – As Seen in Costco Connection

“Make the Most of Meetings” from Costo Connections April 2012 Well similar to actor/writer/hollywood celeb Jason Segel, I have always wanted to appear with the  Muppets.   We both got our wish, although his slightly more impressive than mine as the  leading role in the recent release of the new Muppet Movie.  But at least, as the time management […]

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Magician at NOAA or GSA Meetings, Might Be a Good Idea!

Magician at NOAA or GSA Meetings, Might Be a Good Idea! A Viewpoint and Commentary by the Author of Boring Meetings Suck; Jon Petz Have you missed the headline about “Magician at meeting” on the news networks in the past few days? It referred to the upcoming National Oceanic and Atmospheric (NOAA) leadership and training […]

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