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better team meetings

Want better team meetings? Think about the first five minutes

Joel Hilchey is a keynote speaker, an author and a fun-at-work expert.  I knew that his advice on how to create more fun at work would be of interest to all of you.  He is also my professional colleague and

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effective meetings

For effective meetings, hold “ball” meetings

You’ve no doubt attended your fair share of business meetings; in fact, if you’re in a formal leadership role, you’ve probably called a few yourself.  Given how pervasive meetings are in today’s world of work, you’d think that people would

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If you lead a hybrid team, get better at online delivery

All year, I’ve been sharing video tips and strategies to be a better leader of your virtual or hybrid team.  Today is Strategy #20, our final tip in this video series.  And it is: to work on improving your online

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productive meetings

Three rules for productive meetings

You have, no doubt, attended at least one (if not more) meeting from hell! Whether they’re virtual, in-person or hybrid, the complaints run the litany – no structure, too long, nothing gets accomplished, boring, irrelevant, adversarial. The list goes on.

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Leading a hybrid team? Make use of online collaboration tools

One of the biggest challenges in leading a hybrid team is that the physical distance between employees means that you lose the collaboration that naturally happens when team members are face-to-face.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to compensate

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leading from afar

If you are leading from afar, this one strategy will make a huge difference!

Today’s blog video is #10 in our ongoing series on specific strategies for leading from afar.  Today’s tip is to have weekly structured one-on-one meetings with your staff. Have weekly structured one-on-one meetings with your staff Now, if you’re thinking

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