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Electronic Newsletter                 Issue 2007-09

 

September 2007

In this issue Striking Statistic, Timely Tip, Computer Clue, Group Gathering and Quick Quote

 

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Striking Statistic

 

A study, performed by the Human Resources Planning Society, of 100 Fortune 500 companies with teams, found that 80% of their respondents had trouble evaluating the team's work.

 

Timely Tip

 

Seven Meeting Blunders Participants Bear
Source PRWeb


To accomplish meeting objectives, start by avoiding the seven common blunders that meeting members make or allow.   These are:


1. Members do not understand the importance of their role in generating ideas, solving problems, and making decisions.
2. Attendees will not demand a written agenda with timeframes.
3. If they have an agenda, they allow random changes or rabbit trails.
4. Participants don’t use visible records of their progress during a meeting.
5. Attendees choose not to review distributed minutes for accuracy.
6. Members do not insure actions items are recorded during meeting.
7. Participants don’t commit to actions by volunteering with a completion date.


Read the full article at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2007/02/prweb538449.htm

 

Computer Clue

 

Avoid making the same errors over and over. Download a FREE group evaluation to determine where your group may need help from

http://www.shirleyfinelee.com/FreeForms.htm

 

Group Gathering

 

"Members, who have not had training in team building or do not understand the value of other members input, may interrupt while others are talking with their own ideas or opinions. They may also try to rephrase what someone says thinking they are being helpful or trying to manipulate statements as support for their view, when they could be wrong. These members need to be made to understand that everyone’s input is important and they should wait until the person has finished their thought to ask questions or respect the agreed upon process and do it that way until group agrees to change the process."

 

Source:  The above text is an except from Beastly Problems section of the book "R.A!R.A!  A Meeting Wizard's Approach" ©2007 on how to retrain the Sly Fox.

 

Quick Quote

 

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives."

- Andrew Carnegie

 

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Shirley Fine Lee

will be 1 of 4 seminar speakers from 10:30-12:30. 

She will present

 "Moving Meetings from Boring to Productive"

on September 20 at

 

Northwest Metroport Chamber of Commerce - Economic Summit and Business Expo

Event is 7:30am-12:30pm find location and more at

www.nwmetroportchamber.org

 


 

KEYNOTE

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The Meeting Wizard's calendar has a few openings in 4th Quarter 2007. Contact Shirley Lee at 214-457-5736