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Meetings, Bloody Meetings: 3 Vital Questions You Should Be Asking

This week I’m doing a series on meetings and how we can have better meetings by applying ideas from complexity science. Together we’ve been tackling one central question:

How do we approach meetings in a way that reflects the complexity with which leaders are dealing?

The following ideas are only conjecture and have not been subject to rigorous testing,

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Meetings, Bloody Meetings: Want to Lead? Do Less!

This week I’m doing a series on meetings and how we can have better meetings by applying ideas from complexity science. Together we’ve been tackling one central question:

How do we approach meetings in a way that reflects the complexity with which leaders are dealing?

The following ideas are only conjecture and have not been subject to rigorous testing,

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Meetings, Bloody Meetings: Don’t Make Decisions

This week I’m doing a series on meetings and how we can have better meetings by applying ideas from complexity science. Together we’ve been tackling one central question:

How do we approach meetings in a way that reflects the complexity with which leaders are dealing?

The following ideas are only conjecture and have not been subject to rigorous testing,

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Meetings, Bloody Meetings: Having Meetings that Don’t Suck

Years ago, John Cleese did a hysterical take on how to run a meeting (I’ve embedded the video at the end of this article). What’s fun to see today is how the ‘charge’ against him is based on his failure to take control of the meeting, have a clear agenda,

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