Meetings Posts

This Is How Managers Can Avoid Conflict In The Workplace

This Is How Managers Can Avoid Conflict In The Workplace

No one enjoys conflict in the workplace, least of all the managers who have to deal with it. And the best way to deal with it is to minimize bad conflict through prevention. “50% of employees say they accomplish less when dealing with an office related conflict, and...

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The 3 Pillars You Need for Mastering the Rockefeller Habits

The 3 Pillars You Need for Mastering the Rockefeller Habits

If your company’s still scaling, there’s a good chance you’ve read Scaling Up, by Verne Harnish, and you are interested in mastering the Rockefeller habits. More than 40,000 business leaders have reportedly relied on it to grow their businesses, and with good reason....

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28 One on One Meeting Questions

28 One on One Meeting Questions

Great one on one meeting questions can really help to really extract value from your team discussions. The best one on one meetings are those that are 90% focused on the employee. The best way for any manager to focus on the employee is to actively listen. And the...

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The One on One Meeting: What Every Manager Should Know

The One on One Meeting: What Every Manager Should Know

You know how to hold a one on one meeting? Rackspace. The senior manager of software development at Rackspace regularly blocks off time to sit down with each member of his team and see how things are going. So do managers at Dropbox, LinkedIn and Atlassian. So does...

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The Science of Productive Meetings: Quality Over Quantity

The Science of Productive Meetings: Quality Over Quantity

The saying “quality over quantity” holds true in many facets of life—so why not use this mindset to plan productive meetings? If you read our last post on the psychology of routine meetings, you know the difference between meetings that make teams more efficient and...

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Slack’s Killing Email Excess. Are Mindless Meetings Next?

Slack’s Killing Email Excess. Are Mindless Meetings Next?

For generations, employees have endured a peculiar workplace tradition. They spend hours a day deleting, filing, forwarding and searching a form of communication called email. Endless chains are created as people seek to solve problems, get answers, showcase...

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