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5 Tips For Fast And Focused Meetings

5 Tips For Fast And Focused Meetings | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it

 

 


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Tia Ribary's curator insight, April 25, 2014 2:49 PM

Meetings...to make them pay off, follow these useful suggestions!

Tia Ribary's curator insight, April 25, 2014 3:01 PM

Are you tired of tiring, unproductive meetings? If so, review this quick-read article, and consider the Meetings that Rock program by Northstar Facilitators. Starts May 6th! 

http://www.northstarfacilitators.com/meetings-that-rock/

Blaire Palmer's curator insight, August 7, 2015 6:03 AM


Meetings in the business world consume so much time, cost a fortune in terms of the collective time cost in dollars of all participants, and often end without resolutions being reached.


It is far better for all concerned, and the business itself, if all meetings can be conducted in a fast and focused manner.


This excellent article, suggests that business owners should avoid running overcrowded and unproductive meetings, and it offers five tips to ensure that all future meetings are fast and focused and lead to productive outcomes.

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The No. 1 Way to Kill Productivity

The No. 1 Way to Kill Productivity | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it

It's safe to say most people are addicted to meetings. It doesn't quite make sense, especially from a boss's perspective. Meetings are expensive. The hours your employees spend in meetings are hours when they're not working.

 


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donhornsby's curator insight, June 8, 2013 6:05 AM

A helpful look at meetings - and how to make them more productive.

 

(From the article): The Centre for Economics and Business Research reported that office workers spend an average of four hours per week in meetings. These same workers reported feeling like half of that time is wasted. Additionally, a Salary.com survey reported 47 percent of workers say meetings are the No. 1 time-waster at the office.

 

Obviously, not all meetings are unnecessary and unproductive. I spoke with project management and productivity expert Tony Wong to find out how to transform meetings and increase productivity. Here are his tips:

David Hain's curator insight, June 8, 2013 6:49 AM

Meetings, bloody meetings!

John Michel's curator insight, June 8, 2013 7:44 AM

The Centre for Economics and Business Research reported that office workers spend an average of four hours per week in meetings. These same workers reported feeling like half of that time is wasted. Additionally, aSalary.com survey reported 47 percent of workers say meetings are the No. 1 time-waster at the office.

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Yes, Some People Like Meetings (Seriously) | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com

Yes, Some People Like Meetings (Seriously) | Blogs | ITBusinessEdge.com | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it
How to Conduct Better Meetings Surveys have indicated that a typical meeting attendee views them as being 2.3 times as long as they should be.
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English for the workplace: On teaching the language of meetings

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How To Have Fewer, Better Meetings - Forbes

How To Have Fewer, Better Meetings - Forbes | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it
Meetings can be the bane of corporate life. Senior leaders and managers typically spend more than half their time in meetings.
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Renata Fiszer's curator insight, January 27, 2013 7:27 AM

Ensure that the only right people attend. Timeless.

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Meetings: Where Work Goes to Die

Meetings: Where Work Goes to Die | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it

How many meetings did you have today? This week? This month?

Now ask yourself how many of those meetings were worthwhile, versus the work that you could have accomplished in that same time.

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How To: Plan the Perfect Meeting | Business Improvement

How To: Plan the Perfect Meeting | Business Improvement | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it
There is much more to conducting a successful meeting than simply preparing an agenda, issuing invitations to those you want to attend and make a contribution, and turning up on the day.A successful meeting requires effective planning, and a key...
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The Best Way to Run a Business Meeting

The Best Way to Run a Business Meeting | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it
All too often, meetings run longer than they should and fail to keep attendees engaged. Here's how to run a meeting the right way.
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Why We Secretly Love Meetings

Why We Secretly Love Meetings | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it
Is too much of your time spent in unnecessary or ineffective meetings? If so, you're not alone. Most managers consider meeting fatigue and meeting failures as two of the most significant drains on their productivity.
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You Have to Start Meeting Like This!

You Have to Start Meeting Like This! | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it
We work -- therefore we meet. But why do so few of our meetings meet our expectations? Michael Begeman may be the world's foremost expert on the business world's most universal ritual.
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Renata Fiszer's curator insight, January 28, 2013 6:48 AM

A good Business English vocabulary. Public speaking.

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How To Run A Meeting

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Video : Meetings can be an incredibly productive way of making decisions, planning for the future or communicating to a group of people at once. We'll show you how to run an effective meeting. Management Advice.
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Renata Fiszer's curator insight, January 27, 2013 7:23 AM

Perfectly right! Management Advice. There is a tapescript below.

 

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BBC Learning English | Talking business | Meetings: Agenda

BBC Learning English | Talking business | Meetings: Agenda | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it
A course about business communication.Meetings: Agenda...
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Renata Fiszer's curator insight, January 27, 2013 7:16 AM

Public Relations and Business Meetings. Meetings: agenda settings.

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8 ways to show speaking skills in a meeting

8 ways to show speaking skills in a meeting | English for Business Meetings | Scoop.it
Careers are often enhanced, or blunted, in business meetings. Do you sound like someone on his way up -- or on his way out? Like public speaking, the art of effective business-meeting communication is very much a learnable skill.
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