Conducting More Effective Meetings: 8 Steps

Matt Eventoff

“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.” The meeting. One study estimates that executives spend close to ½ of their time, during working hours, in meetings. Numerous studies, with varying results, estimate over 10 million meetings occur – each day. another meeting. For more information, please see this article from USA Today.

The Silent Killer…(aka “Death by Meeting”)

Matt Eventoff

“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.” The meeting. One study estimates that executives spend close to 1Ž2 of their time, during working hours, in meetings. Numerous studies, with varying results, estimate over 10 million meetings occur – each day. another meeting. Portions originally in USA Today.

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Meetings are Presentations Too

Professionally Speaking...

In a classically funny John Cleese video entitled Meetings, Bloody Meetings , Cleese's wife says to him, "Why can't you do your work while you're at work?" I have to go to meetings.". Yet meetings are a fact of business life. What outcomes are expected from the meeting?

Create handouts for data-heavy decision meetings

PowerPoint Tips

One of the most common uses of PowerPoint is to present data that will be used to make a decision at a meeting. Some of the important issues in a meeting like this are to: Tailor the presentation to the audience’s level of expertise.

Meetings: When to Present and When to Converse

Duarte Blog

Meeting hosts often think that presenting to a room full of people is the best way to share ideas. The post Meetings: When to Present and When to Converse appeared first on Duarte.

The flipped meeting

PowerPoint Tips

One use she mentioned was for pre-meeting reading. What is the flipped meeting? Could this approach be used for in-house meetings? Let’s think how we could flip that meeting. This would be distributed in advance of the meeting.

5 Ways To Make A Bigger Impact At Meetings

Professionally Speaking...

I doubt you''ve ever heard anyone say they wished they had more meetings to attend. Most of us complain frequently about how unproductive meetings are and how they interfere with getting our job done. Think about how you want to show up at the meeting -- advocate?

Meeting Dad

The Communication Blog

Here's an interesting little piece on meeting your date's Dad. Much of it, as you'll see, is communication related and would probably spark an interesting class discussion on the dos and don'ts, mistakes and successes, of meeting a date's parents. meeting Dad meeting someonelink].

Share presentations online to create instant meetings

PowerPoint Tips

Online meetings are more and more common these days. You can use these meetings to sell, discuss, and collaborate. Often, you’ll want to show some PowerPoint slides during the meeting. Then you can start or schedule a meeting. There is an online meeting option.

Walk and Talk meetings for data and research briefs

More than PowerPoint...

Do you do “walk & talk” meetings at your organization? If you don’t want clients to get lost in the data — lost in the woods — why not try a walk and talk meeting? When’s the last time you tried a “walk and talk” meeting?

Your Company is Bleeding Cash, and You Can Stop It!

Matt Eventoff

“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings.” The meeting. One study estimates that executives spend close to ½ of their time, during working hours, in meetings. Numerous studies, with varying results, estimate over 10 million meetings occur – each day. another meeting. For more information, please see this article from USA Today.

The Introvert’s Ultimate Guide to Speaking Up in Meetings

Speaking about Presenting

Speaking up in meetings is a useful thing to do both for your career and for your personal growth. You see other people speak in meetings (and you may be thinking to yourself they’re spouting rubbish) but their ideas get implemented. So speaking up in meetings is an essential skill to enable you to be seen as a leader, to get credit for your ideas, and to progress your career. Speaking up in meetings is also a valuable way to practice public speaking.

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National Speakers Association, Northern California, January Chapter Meeting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

People try to put us d-down (talkin’ ’bout my generation)Just because we get around (talkin’ ’bout my generation)Things they do look awful c-c-cold (talkin’ ’bout my generation)I hope I die before I get old (talkin’ ’bout my generation) — The Who, 1965 Over 50 members and guests of the Northern California Chapter of the National […] People try to put us d-down (talkin’ ’bout my generation)Just because we get around (talkin’ ’bout my generation)Things they do look awful c-c-cold (talkin’ ’bout my generation)I hope I die before I get old (talkin’ ’bout my generation) — The Who, 1965 Over 50 members and guests of the Northern California Chapter of the National […] Podcasts Public Speaking Social Media Generation Coding National Speakers Association

Coronavirus ShutDown of AA Meetings - Attend Them Online, By Phone

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Those wonderfully packed meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), with SRO, are illegal in a growing number of states.   For years now, there have been online and Phone AA meetings.

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Hot Meeting Industry Trends Speakers Need to Know About

Speaker Launcher

The post Hot Meeting Industry Trends Speakers Need to Know About appeared first on Jane Atkinson. Most Recent Post Speaking Business Strategy event social media meeting industry meeting trends speaking business trends to watch video at eventsMany years ago, someone predicted that video conferencing would take over the world and speakers would no longer be invited to speak at live events. As we all know, that did not happen. And do you want to know why?

How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Marcum

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Lori Pugh Marcum about what it takes to catch the eye of meeting planners. We are excited to have with us, Lori Pugh Marcum from Meeting Planners International.

National Speakers Association, Northern California, January Chapter Meeting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Over 60 members and guests of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association gathered in Lafayette last Saturday to hear NSA National President Dan Thurmon, CSP, CPAE, who presented a talk titled “Doing what it Takes: How to Differentiate & Deliver in Today’s Competitive Marketplace” Dan is an author, entrepreneur, workplace performance expert, […]. Keynotes Public Speaking Storytelling juggling storyboard

Meeting Report: Success Secrets for Small Businesses

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Past NSA Northern California Chapter President Rick Gilbert presented ‘Mind-Blowing Success Secrets for Small Businesses’ at the Saturday Chapter meeting.

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How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Markham

Speaker Launcher

On this episode of the Wealthy Speaker Podcast we are talking with Lori Pugh Markham about what it takes to catch the eye of meeting planners. We are excited to have with us, Lori Pugh Markham from Meeting Planners International. Lori has 14 years of experience in the meetings and events industry on both the […]. The post How to Get Noticed by Meeting Planners with Lori Pugh Markham appeared first on Jane Atkinson.

Sexual Harassment in the Meetings Industry

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Kathy (not her real name) has worked as a meeting professional since graduating college 30-plus years ago. It was a corporate meeting, and we both got there the day before and were checking out the hotel. Photo Credit Mike Reddy/Rusty Elliott/SYLV1ROB1/Adobe Stock.

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Meeting Report: Systems for Professional Speakers

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Colorado-based customer satisfaction expert Ruby Newell-Legner, CSP — the current President of the National Speakers Association — was the featured presenter at Saturday’s NSA Northern California Chapter meeting.

5 Steps to Greater Influence in Meetings (PSSST)

Kate's Voice

One of my clients, who is determinedly on track for a promotion in a fast-paced corporate environment asked me, “How can I insert myself more into conversations and meetings?” Was he asking about how to overcome shyness or how to get invited to the right meetings?

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How to Deliver Online Presentations During Remote Meetings

Presentation Guru

Remote meetings are arguably more frequent today than ever before. Back in the day you might have expected a remote meeting between board members, executive directors or people at the top of the organizational hierarchy.

Meeting Report: Silicon Valley IABC

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Collaboration Done Right – The secrets of a successful project between corporate staff and outside consultants, by Ian Griffin and Kate Peters At the March 21, 2013 meeting of the IABC Silicon Valley Chapter vocal impact coach and author Kate Peters and freelance speechwriter Ian Griffin reviewed lessons from a two-year collaborative project at Cisco. [.]. Business Communication Freelance Work Public Speaking Cisco George O'Meara IABC Kate Peters

Pop Culture Meets Jurisprudence

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Call it pop culture meets jurisprudence. Of course, it was Melissa McCarthy's simulation of Sean Spicer which stole the show last Saturday on SNL. One wonders if the real Spicer will ever be able to cut back to one slice of gum per day.

7 tips for speaking up in meetings

Speak Schmeak

Meetings. And the worst thing about meetings? There seems to be an ingrained insecurity in many of us when it comes to speaking up at meetings. There are a lot of relevant tips there for speaking up in meetings. You have valuable ideas to contribute to the meeting.

"The View" Meets Harvard

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The four co-hosts of "The View" are north of 40. No surprise, reports Variety , in the audience there are 10% fewer females between ages 10 to 49. If the show wants to make it, the powers that be have to execute cool decisions about how to attract, keep, and grow that prized demographic.

6 Reasons Why You Should Tell Stories in Presentations, Leadership Messages and Meetings

Speaking Freely

Story Telling is a powerful way to open up presentations, leadership messages and meetings of all kinds. The post 6 Reasons Why You Should Tell Stories in Presentations, Leadership Messages and Meetings appeared first on Read The Self-Expression Blog to Improve Speaking Skills. Telling the right story produces astonishing results for you as a speaker and leader. If you’re not sure what a story is, it’s just what happened.

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Extreme meeting report

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The National Speakers Association of Northern California March Meeting Saturday’s meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association was one of the most valuable and informative meetings I have attended in the last five years.

4 Ways to Make a Great Impression Speaking at Your Business Meeting

SketchBubble

No matter the size of the business, each one has meetings on a regular basis in an effort to optimize performance metrics. Now these business meetings typically go one of two ways: They are highly productive and allow the team to become empowered and move projects forward.

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Standing Out from the Crowd: The Secrets of Interactive Meetings

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Saturday meeting of the Northern California Chapter of the National Speakers Association featured two interactive sessions that helped professional speakers stand out from the crowd.

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Stephen Colbert on Meet the Press

TJ Walker Interactive

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7 tips for speaking up in meetings

Speak Schmeak

Meetings. And the worst thing about meetings? There seems to be an ingrained insecurity in many of us when it comes to speaking up at meetings. There are a lot of relevant tips there for speaking up in meetings. You have valuable ideas to contribute to the meeting.

Big Meeting Coming Up? Close the Slideshow; Pick Up the Slidedocs

Duarte Blog

Presentations have long been a staple in meetings. Does a presentation actually make a meeting better, or can it make the meeting experience worse? For internal meetings where the goal is to build consensus, consider turning off the projector.

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Hate meetings? Try implementing this one simple rule to change the way you feel forever.

More than PowerPoint...

I love meetings. One day, she and her colleagues gathered together for a meeting. “Hey, what’s this meeting about?” Was it a meeting or an experiment? If that’s the kind of thing that happens “all the time” — no wonder people say they hate meetings. Chances are, you can’t fathom how great meetings can be in organization that actually respects time, talent, and teamwork. No meeting.

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Make the most of your meetings

Kuhnke Communication

Networking with a difference Make the most of your meetings Posted by: Kuhnke Communication on: March 22, 2011 In: Body Language | Communication | Confidence | Executive Presence | Public Speaking Comment!

Marco Rubio on Meet the Press

TJ Walker Interactive

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Legal Media - Is It Becoming a Kind of AA-Speaker Meeting Platform?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The tone and content of Law.com's coverage of Greg Smith's sharing the saga of his alcoholism at a Husch Blackwell partner meeting are positive.   In a sense, the legal media has been transformed into an Alcoholics Anonymous speaker-meeting platform.

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Meet my allergy doctor

Speak Schmeak

Download audio here. My doctor is always thinking about how to put his patients first. When I met with him Wednesday about changing my allergy medication, he suggested one that might work better for me and told me where I could buy the generic version for the lowest price in town.

16 Ways to Make Your Case at Meetings

Presentation Guru

What’s the best way to prepare for an argument or debate? Keeping an open mind and preparing for different points of view can help tremendously when you’re getting ready to present your case.

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Pop Culture (and many courts) Addicted to AA Meetings

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's a lazy producer's standard trick: Panning the camera on Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings to signal that character X or Y is troubled.    Tonight the camera doing the AA meeting panning was on "Chicago P.D."

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SXSW | Meet us in Austin!

Duarte Blog

If you’ll be there, we want to meet you. If you’re going to be at SXSW from March 8-12, we’d love to meet you, hear the story behind your experience and share it with the world, and share intel on where the best food is. So, send us a shout out, and let’s meet.

How to Speak Up in a Meeting Even When You’re an Introvert

SketchBubble

A team member’s participation in meetings shows their ability to think, listen, and share their ideas in a clear and concise manner. The post How to Speak Up in a Meeting Even When You’re an Introvert appeared first on SketchBubble Official Blog.

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