It has been said that, “Meetings are events where minutes are taken and hours are wasted.” Meetings should be opportunities to share information, exchange ideas, and build your company as a team. However, all too often poor communication turns a meeting into a long, drawn out affair, that leaves everyone wondering where their day has […]
As a professional communication coach, I work with many of my clients on their public speaking skills. Often when we think of public speaking, we think of large-scale presentations or formal speeches. However, if you’re like most business professionals, you have to engage in another type of public speaking that doesn’t involve standing behind a […]
“A meeting is an event where minutes are taken and hours wasted.” ~Unknown While meetings are a great concept in theory—an opportunity for everyone to share ideas and be kept up-to-date on important business—anyone who has ever worked in a corporate environment is all too aware that meetings can become a drawn-out, ineffective waste of […]
Meetings are an essential part of running an effective professional team. But all too often, poor communication can turn meetings into an inefficient waste of time. Last week,we gave three simple tips for running the most successful meetings possible. Today, we present part two, with three more great tips!
Meetings are essential for any business. They give everyone an opportunity to share ideas and be kept up-to-date on important information. However, poor communication can turn a meeting into a drawn out, ineffective waste of time. Take a look at our three tips below to make sure your next meeting is a success!
While meetings are a great concept in theory—an opportunity for everyone to share ideas and be kept up-to-date on important business—anyone who has ever worked in a corporate environment is all too aware that meetings are often not quite as effective as intended. What can you do to ensure your next meeting is a success?
The business lunch is an event that every professional will most likely encounter at some point in their career. While the concept may seem simple—discussing business matters while having a bite to eat—there are myriad details that need to be considered to orchestrate a successful business meal. Having lunch with a client or colleague certainly […]
While meetings are a necessary part of nearly every business, all too often they turn into time wasting traps. However, a well-run meeting can be a great tool for developing and exchanging ideas. What makes the difference between a waste of time and an effective meeting of the minds? Communication! Communicate Your Goals: Well before […]