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Meeting Management: 8 Questions to Guarantee a Productive Meeting

May 29, 2018 by Leave a Comment

Many of the senior leaders that I serve consistently complain about the volume of meetings they are asked to attend on a regular basis. For many, a day can be consumed by one meeting after the other so that there is actually very little time for their real work. Now don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot of work that goes on in meetings and they do have the potential to be very valuable sources for organizational accomplishment. I often observe my clients in meeting settings to provide them some feedback on their leadership and communi... Continue Reading

How to Manage a Team Dialogue Constructively

June 29, 2017 by 1 Comment

I recently facilitated a meeting with a very successful team of financial advisors who manage client assets in excess of $7 billion. The executive committee of this group has been a client of mine for many years. Two retirements, one recent and one pending, had created friction within the team as it struggled with issues of planning and succession. I'm happy to report a very successful outcome to the meeting and I hope that you find lessons learned about how to manage a team dialogue in a constructive fashion relatable to your situati... Continue Reading