Updated Dec 19, 2010 9:25 PM EST
Meetings: An essential part of the work day, yet also the bane of our existence. We know that without meetings, important work can't get done. In that spirit, I've rounded up a handful of the most interesting -- yet unexpected -- meeting management advice of the year. This isn't a bunch of meeting management software recommendations. Instead, here are ways to make your time in meetings more efficient and productive.
I love this geeky report on how to tell at a glance if Steve from Analysis let his cat enter the data you're using to implement the new sales model, or if the data came from real research.
Introverts like us need to stick together. Not sure how to make your voice be heard? Here are some concrete strategies to use to speak up.
If you are not failure tolerant, your team will ultimately fail. (That's irony.) Here's a perspective on why bad meetings can be better than successful meetings.
Running late? Stuck in traffic? Your phone can fire off a warning to the folks who are waiting for you.
60 minute meetings are arbitrary constructs based more on the clock than any rational reason for making them 60 minutes long. Here's why you should break the mold.
Internalize this post, and you can look like the smartest guy in the room.
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