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“Boring Meetings Suck” Book Review

I always appreciate book reviews I randomly happen to find.  I just came across this one from Michigan from the Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts! Always glad the content can be used for effective meeting training for organizations. Book Review: Boring Meetings Suck […]

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How to write an agenda in actual practice

Thanks Ohio University for putting an actual agenda in place to discuss…putting an agenda in place. I must say I enjoy when I get emails of people and organizations putting to use some of their favorite suckification reduction devices from Boring Meetings Suck. So recently, I was emailed this agenda from my Alma Mater Ohio […]

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Posted by Jon Petz in Effective Meetings Skills.

Your Meeting Needs A Mission!

You’ve got your agenda lined up and sent out. Congrats, you’ve done the right thing to prepare for the meeting you’re hosting. But have you asked yourself this two-part question? First: “What do we intend to accomplish before walking out the door?” Second: “Do the people I invited know the answer to that question walking […]

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Posted by Jon Petz in Articles, Ask the Expert, Effective Meetings Skills.

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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Posted by Jon Petz in Articles, Boring Meetings Suck, Effective Meetings Skills.

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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Three Sure-Fire Ways to Get Out of a Meeting—Without Being Fired

Even the world of finance needs more effective meetings!  If not, here were a few ideas that I shared that may help them Get OUT of More Meetings.  Read it on CNBC.com   http://www.cnbc.com/id/42962775

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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 Host a Conference Call

Conference calls are like anti-biotics. Over prescribed and quickly begin to cause resistance! You want to help your conference calls not suck? Here’s the starter SRD’s (Suckification Reduction Devices).

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Posted by Jon Petz in Boring Meetings Suck TV.

Boring Meetings STILL Suck – NEW book in stores in April 2011

Boring Meetings Suck – Get MORE out of meetings, or, get OUT of more meetings! With mankind making nearly every type of technological and personal advance, the general office team, brainstorming, status and powerpoint based meeting on most cases still suck.  What’s the deal? Well, some people took notice of the ideas the Don The […]

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