Category Archive: Meetings and agendas

7 Ways Quiet Leaders Get the Most From Talkers

Quiet leaders struggle with talkers. They wonder if we’ll ever shut up. Power and position invite leaders to talk too much. 10 dangers of talkative leaders: Forgetfulness. By the time you stop talking, they forgot what they were… Continue reading

10 Practical Ways to Enhance Team Dynamics

Listen for the sucking sound of money going down the drain when lousy teams take on projects. Stop wasting time on teams that waste time. Image source Successful teams are a thing of… Continue reading

Solving the Pathetic Meeting Problem

Orderly leadership meetings are pathetic and useless. Head-nodding sessions are exercises in futility that waste resources, talent, and time. Cancel them and do something productive. The spirit of agreement permeates pointless leadership meetings.… Continue reading

When Fair is Mediocre

Treating everyone the same when they aren’t the same isn’t fair it’s mediocrity. It’s not fair – it’s dumb – to treat a thirty year old the same as a three year old.… Continue reading

Meetings that Inspire Vibrancy and Vitality

Image source I’ve led more than a thousand leadership meetings. I’ve left many feeling lousy. But, Friday, I left a leadership meeting feeling great. I still had a list of things I could… Continue reading

Quickly and Simply Transform All Meetings

Image source If you could only get back the time you gave to boring, ineffective, useless meetings! Meetings give the impression something’s getting done when usually it isn’t. There’s too much talking in… Continue reading