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Say What You See

More often than not, what gets in the way of a meeting going well has little to do with the subject-matter being discussed. It’s far more likely to be about the behaviours going on around the table. These may be obvious to everybody – yet no-one dares to voice a challenge. However, it’s more likely […]

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Greeting The Meeting

Good meetings set the right tone from the word go. Much of that depends on what everyone feels about being there.  People in business often lead such busy lives that they rush from one thing to the next without so much as a pause for breath. If that’s how you arrive, you’re not walking into […]

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Come Gather Round, People

Most business meetings take place around rectangular tables. It drives me nuts. What’s wrong with rectangular tables? you may ask. Well, here’s a clue: I’ve written before about the power of eye contact. The minute you have more than three people either side of that table, the more difficult it is to engage eye contact with […]

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