Tag Archive: Meetings

10 Steps to an Offsite that isn’t Pathetic

The worst 5 words you hear at work, “We’re having an offsite meeting.” Only about 10% of executives consider offsites valuable.* 10 steps to an offsite that isn’t pathetic: #1. Get ratios right.… Continue reading

How to Mentally Prepare for Your Next Meeting in only 3-Minutes

People who run from one meeting to the next end the day wondering what they got done. You will lead better if you give yourself three minutes to mentally prepare for the next… Continue reading

16 Simple Ways You Can Lead Engaging Meetings

Engaging meetings are like snow in summer. We’re better than this. Plan for engagement if you want engaging meetings. 16 Ways to Lead Engaging Meetings: Have a junior member of the team lead… Continue reading

4 Ways Managers Screwup One-On-Ones

A simple thing that’s made complex disappoints and drains. 4 ways to screwup one-on-ones: #1. Leave them to the last minute. People feel valued when you prioritize time with them. Rushing around at… Continue reading

How to Not Be a Complete Idiot in Your Next Meeting

A great meeting is a work of art. A lousy meeting is a train wreck. Lord, give us more artists. 4 things to never say about the people upstairs. I don’t know what… Continue reading

5 Reasons You Should Stop Having One-on-Ones Immediately

Learn how to do one-on-ones well or find a career where you can work alone. Strong relationships fuel great results. 5 reasons to stop having one-on-ones: #1. Don’t have one-on-ones if you’re a… Continue reading