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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Boring meetings suck.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2011
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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|ISBN:||9781118043837 1118043839 9781118043844 1118043847 9781118043820 1118043820|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiii, 223 pages)|
|Contents:||Foreword Don The Idea Guy Snyder. Agenda Item 1. Boring Meetings Suck ... so Why Do We Have Em? Hey, Not All Meetings Suck. Nothing More Boring Than a Boring Book about Boring Meetings. What s in It for You? How Do You Use This Book? Jump in and Read the Agenda Item You Need. Are You Ready to Make Meetings Rock? Agenda Item 2. Better Meetings and Conventions through Technology ... but Please Proceed with Caution. The Very Basics. Enhanced Meeting Technologies. For the More Adventurous. For the Outright Daring. Agenda Item 3. How to Be a Meeting Superhero ... in 10 Minutes or Less. Part 1: New Meeting Styles. New Meeting Style 1: Open House . New Meeting Style 2: Pass the Buck . New Meeting Style 3: Stand It Up . New Meeting Style 4: Triple T Your Way to New Ideas . Part 2: Speed Meetings. Speed Meeting Type 1: Two n Out . Speed Meeting Type 2: Step It Up . Speed Meeting Type 3: I Gotta Use It . Agenda Item 4. Why Everyday Office Meetings Suck ... Skip This and You re Screwed. Your Preparation Sucks. Having No Agenda Sucks. Your Follow-Up Sucks. Scheduling a Meeting Sucks. Warning: Problem Solving at 8 AM and 6 PM Sucks. The Overinvitation Sucks. Starting Late Sucks. Dogs Who Get Off the Leash Suck. Conference Rooms Suck. Agenda Item 5. Your Presentation Sucks ... Really, Yours Sucks. PowerPoint Sucks. Um ... aah Sucks. PowerPoint Really Sucks. Monotone Speeches and Movements Suck. Unreadable Slides Suck. Cutesy Moving Graphics Suck. Agenda Item 6. Make the Best of Sucky Meetings ... or Get Out While You Can. Never-Ending Meetings Suck. Deja Meetings Suck. Project and Update Meetings Suck. Scattered Showers Meetings Suck. Conference Calls Suck. Sales Team Meetings Suck. Online or Virtual Meetings Suck. Videoconferencing Sucks. Friday Meetings Suck. Agenda Item 7. Big Meetings Suck Even Bigger ... Get Some Help or Suffer the Consequences. Poorly Planned Meetings Suck. Annual Meetings, Conventions, Teambuilding, and Company Retreats Suck. Bad Audio Sucks. Distractions Suck. Guest Speakers Suck. No Introduction and Bad Introductions Suck. Bad Emcees Suck. Agenda Item 8. Heed This ... or Continue to Suck for the Next Millennium. Consider Not Having One. What You Can Do When Stuck in a Boring Meeting. Conclusion. Acknowledgments. About the Author. Index.|