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Meetings!!

How much time we waste in meetings!  The famous video ‘Meetings Bloody Meetings’ is a humourous look at this challenge. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWYnVt-umSA But the untold lost productivity is not too funny.  A meeting should have actions which justify the cost of its participants, or it’s a money-losing proposition. Meeting Ground Rules Start / end meetings on […]

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Listen

If there was one key to happiness in love and life and possibly even success it would be to go into each conversation you have with this commandment to yourself front and foremost in your mind, “Just Listen” and be more interested than interesting, more fascinated than fascinating and more adoring than adorable. Mark Goulston

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Less is More!

“Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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Listening

Barriers to Listening   Below is a list of those things that get in the way of listening. Sometimes, it’s a wonder we get the message across at all!   Physical Barriers -        Background noise and competing conversations -        Visual distractions -        Hunger (thirst, other physical distractions) -        Hearing impediments (sinus, respiratory, auditory impairments)   […]

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