One of my clients actually differentiated between ‘meetings’ and ‘working meetings’. EVERY meeting should be a ‘working meeting’!!!
Here are some tips other clients have implemented successfully to keep their meetings from being a tragic waste of human spirit. Continue reading Five Ways to Change Your Meeting Culture
A common perception is that ‘following a process’ means limiting staff creativity. When processes are designed and implemented correctly, that simply isn’t true.
Here are some non-traditional examples of very strict processes with very creative outputs.
Continue reading Freedom Within a Framework
You don’t have to go to every meeting you’re invited to.
Here are some ways to figure out which ones you need to attend, which ones really need you, and which are just clogging your calendar.
Continue reading Think Before You Click
‘I don’t know, maybe I wasn’t clear. But I thought I told you to keep your mouth shut.’
‘I had to tell them something.’
‘You tell me you want these guys off your back. Next thing I know, you’re saying, yeah, maybe they can have a piece of Mr. Lovejoy. I couldn’t believe my ears.’ Continue reading Giving Up Mr. Lovejoy