Category: Facilitate Meetings

Smartest Person in the Room Listens

There’s an old saying, “if you look around the room and can’t find the dumbest person, then it must be you.” But is being the smartest person in the room the best thing for us as leaders?

Own Your Fear, or It Will Own You

This fear impairs a leader’s ability to inspire the troops, creates a lack of confidence among the ranks, and makes the leader look flat-out incompetent.

Easy, Turbo!

“Let’s step back and give everyone the context of this topic.” I find myself saying those words often in meetings. Or I have to stop the speaker to interject and get everyone in the room up to speed.

Lots of Talk, No Action

In the past, many emails, phone calls, and voicemails were sent requesting a price reduction. An understanding had not been achieved. A new direction had to be taken. Few parties reacted with the necessary answers.