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When You Know You Have the Answer, Stop!

I knew I had the answer. From the head of the table I had the power to end the discussion and let everyone know my answer. I really wanted to do that because I knew I was right. Finally, I could stand it no longer. With an air of confidence and a little authority I said, “Why don’t we do it this way?” The room was quiet for a moment.…

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6 Steps For Effective Meetings

The room was always filled beyond capacity. Anyone in the organization the boss had even casually met was invited, and by invited he meant required to attend. The agenda was meaningless since he didn’t really follow it anyway. Any random thought could become the topic at hand, to be explored in minute detail. The only way to be truly prepared was No-Doze and luck. This happened every Thursday at 1:00…