Category Archive: Meetings and agendas

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

Six Steps to Energy

Leaders correct too much and affirm too little. Hold monthly affirmation sessions. Here’s how. Invite one key player to an affirmation session for the sole purpose of encouragement. Be prepared. You do this… Continue reading

The Worst Leadership Tragedy

The worst leadership tragedy is *pissing away your potential. Stop insulting your Maker, degrading yourself, and disrespecting the people around you by wasting inborn aptitudes and abilities. Neglect and negativity never achieve results.… Continue reading