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Dear yaM users and blog followers! We're glad to present our third issue of last week's top links on meetings and productivity. We hope this information will help you optimize your working routine.
Sometimes meetings get very boring, long and unproductive. A good leader knows that his team members don’t appreciate having their time taken up needlessly. However, some meeting hosts just like to be the center of attention and only want their ideas to be heard. How should we react in case we get stuck in a long meeting where a meeting attendee is talking for hours?
Meetings have to happen, they are an indispensable part of corporate structure. They are incredibly useful when done the right way. Meetings should be enjoyable and there are just 4 tips to turn your meetings into productive and efficient events.
Russian business meeting etiquette is very formal, as the Russians' appreciation of structure and rules outlines the way business is done all over Russia. Are you planning on having a meeting with Russians? Here are some Russian business etiquette tips to help you appropriately interact with your foreign colleagues.
Martin Zwilling thinks that you can be much more productive, as well as a more effective leader, if you approach most of your meetings as mentoring opportunities and allocate 5 minutes to each of them. How to become a successful mentor? There are some key things you have to do: be always available, provide honest and constructive feedback, respect discussion confidentiality and more...
You always need to have an agenda for a meeting, start and end the meeting on time to make it more effective. Meeting specialists have come to a conclusion that naming meetings can be very effective too. Is it an update meeting, a status meeting, or a clear-the-air meeting? It shouldn't be a surprise to meeting attendees when they arrive.
Over the years, Ken Ross, the Founder and the CEO of ExpertCEO, has tried different methods and techniques to make staff meetings more productive. Here are his five tips on how to prepare for a meeting and properly conduct it.
A lot of meetings last forever and end up with complaints, side conversations and conflicts. Chris Brogan thinks that if you schedule a meeting with a focus on brevity, you are likely to increase your meeting effectiveness and output.
They say you should have an agenda, take notes and start on time in order to make your meetings matter. However, focus and results is what most meetings lack. In today's highly distracting world, it's not easy to get everyone to fully focus on a meeting. That's why it's crucial to ensure that all the meeting attendees know the meeting's stated mission and the outcome. In this case they can focus on the result and not just the agenda.
Cultural differences can doom business relationships before the meeting even starts. Thus, preparation is key when planning business meetings in different countries. What should you know about business meetings in China?