How to Incorporate Learning into Weekly Meetings

“Most managers have weekly meetings, which generally revolve around what happened during the past week: accomplishments and disappointments, and then planning is done for the next week. Yet often, these … Read more

15 Ways to Pee on a Brainstorming Session

“Brainstorming” is a meeting technique that is supposed to encourage a group on people to come up with lots innovative ideas. Unfortunately, so many people think they know how to brainstorm, … Read more

Don’t Shoot the Audience!

I attended a meeting where a high level executive was speaking to a group about an upcoming organizational change. He did all the right things – he provided information, asked … Read more

Parkinson’s Law of Triviality

This post was first published in SmartBlog on Leadership on 11/29/2012: Have you ever noticed that committees or management teams tend to spend way too much time in meetings endlessly … Read more

How to Handle Disengagement During Meetings

Guest post by Great Leadership regular contributor Beth Armknecht Miller: Have you ever been in a meeting where one person decided to display a negative attitude? You know, the person … Read more