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The Right Way to Run a Meeting – Readers Digest Article Oct 2011

“The right way to run a meeting” It certainly has been an interesting time in the past several months, from a New York Post interview to a mention from Readers Digest.   Here was a nice to the point article posted in Readers Digest with some nice tips and a brief mention and easy SRD from […]

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How To Banish Boring Meetings – SUCCESS Magazine, Nov 2011

Thanks for a great effective meeting article SUCCESS magazine!  We as small business owners need to know when to say NO and when to get into meetings that have a focus!  The results being: – Building our brands – Increasing revenue – Fostering positive relationships – Creating new ideas I appreciate the quotes and comments from Boring […]

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Guarantee GREAT Audio at Trade Shows

Trade show audio bliss! Really, I’m not joking. It can happen. Those working the trade show industry may think is an oxymoron as trade audio is never bliss. Generally, it’s quite the opposite.  As a trade show magician and professional speaker I’ve seen industry trade shows of all types.  Professional speakers, presenters and entertainers, along […]

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Don’t let tangents hijack your meeting! (Part 1 of….I only wish I knew…)

Don’t Let Tangents Hijack Your Meetings!  Or, should you in some cases? Ever been in a meeting when Tangent Tony hijacks the conversation with an off-agenda issue, taking it in a direction you didn’t expect? You’ve been there and so have I. So what happens next? the meeting’s objectives don’t get advanced as planned people […]

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Break Down the Boring Blahs of Meetings

No doubt about it; people are creatures of habit. Nowhere is this more painfully obvious than in everyday office meetings.  We march to the conference room (four minutes past the stated start time) and conduct brainstorming sessions that rarely amount to more than a drizzle. Why? Because that’s what our boss or supervisor does? Because […]

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Three Sure-Fire ways to Get Out of a Meeting . . . Without Being Fired

The number one complaint of most office workers is the abuse and mis-use of meetings. To begin to release my secrets to the world, here’s a first in a series. So hope these sure fire ways to get out of a meeting help!  —————- Do you breathe a great sigh of relief when the message […]

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Bore No More Movement on “Good Morning Columbus”

Effective Media skills 101 and with a perfect audience…all those about to jump in the car and go to work at 7:45am. Good Day Columbus co-host Andy Dominianni talks with author Jon Petz about his new book entitled “Boring Meetings Suck, Get MORE Out of Your Meetings, Or Get OUT of More Meetings” Watch the […]

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Boring Meetings Suck Hits #2 on Hot New Releases on Amazon

It was a fun day yesterday, with the book launch this past Monday and a rally of support on Friday, Boring Meetings Suck goes to #2 in the Business Skills category on Amazon. Amongst thousands of thousands of books, I’m thrilled to have hit #2 and thank you to so many for your support. And hey, if […]

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How to Make Your Meetings Effective

First TV interview for Boring Meetings Suck on the Ohio News Network.

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FedEx Agrees… BORING Presentations Suck!

FedEx must have read my book Boring Meetings Suck Funny presentation attempt

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