Category Archive: Meetings and agendas

Plan Execution: From an Apple Sr. V.P.

Jay Elliot served as the Senior Vice President of Apple Computer, responsible for all corporate operations, including HR, Facilities, Real Estate, IT, Education, and Pacific Rim Sales, plus corporate business planning, reporting directly… Continue reading

Four Ways Managers Roadblock Productivity

  “Most of what we call management consists of making it difficult for people to get their work done.” Peter Drucker Four ways managers roadblock productivity Talking – Managers that roadblock work talk too… Continue reading

Next level meetings

The organization I lead is having a “next level” meeting. The leadership team, other key leaders, coordinators, and volunteers are attending a two hour power-packed experience. Goals of next level meetings Goal #1:… Continue reading

A column for verbs

The old saying, “When all is said and done there is usually more said than done,” applies to meetings that end without action items. I’m listening to a podcast and I’m psyched.  It’s… Continue reading

Making plans work

Personally, planning falls between having my teeth drilled and car trouble.  Life is too short to spend it planning.  When I think back on leadership meetings I’ve attended or led, there was abundant… Continue reading

Meetings

Fasten your seatbelts this one might sting a little. I’m in love with my own voice.  My melodious pearls of wisdom are golden drops of honey for the huddled, starving masses.  My explanations… Continue reading