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'A Bakers Dozen' of Strategies for More Productive Meetings
Jul 27, 11 | 12:06 am
Ineffective meetings are frustrating, time wasters and often demoralizing. The following is 'A Bakers Dozen' of Strategies for using organized team or staff meetings with more dynamic and successful results
Questions of the day
These questions are offered to stimulate discussion about the way we do business. There is not necessarily only one "correct" answer - the reason for this section of the column is to promote an awareness of how we might all improve our operations. Consider using these or similar questions at staff meetings encourage your team to THINK!
Topic "A Bakers Dozen" of Strategies for More Productive Meetings
Hospitality Tip of the WeekTM: Focus on Thinking
One of the basic causes for all the trouble in the world today is that people talk too much and think too little. They act impulsively without thinking. I always try to think before I talk.
Margaret Chase Smith (1897 - 1995) Republican Senator from Maine, was the first woman to be elected to both the U.S. House and the Senate, and the first woman from Maine to serve in either and was also the first woman to have her name placed in nomination for the U.S. Presidency at a major party's convention (1964 Republican Convention)
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