Posts tagged "effective meetings"

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

What’s THE Big Mistake While Delivering Invocations?

What’s THE Big Mistake While Delivering Invocations? You might look at the title and ask, “What IS an invocation?”  (pronounced in-vuh-key-shuh n)   The invocation, in its simplest form, is a prayer or request for the spiritual presence of God in a ceremony or event. Whether it’s appropriate to have an invocation at your corporate, […]

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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 Meeting Busting Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

In order to keep your simple everyday office meetings effective and necessary, here are three basic Meeting Mistakes you can no longer afford to make… Over the past century, humankind has made amazing advances in everything from technology and medicine to automation and instant communication. Yet we’re still plagued by the multibillion-dollar productivity loss from […]

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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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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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Posted by Jon Petz in Boring Meetings Suck.