7 Ways to Make Meetings More Efficient

Meetings are the third major time waster in the world of work. As much as 50% of working time is spent in meetings, either group meetings or one-on-one meetings. In the estimate of almost everyone, at least 50% of this time is wasted. This means that as much as 25% of all working time is lost in meetings of one kind or another.

However, meetings are not an evil. Meetings are a necessary business tool for exchanging information, solving problems, and reviewing progress. But they must be managed and they must be used effectively.

Here are 7 ways to increase the efficiency and improve the results of meeting time:… Read more

Get That Job!

Here’s a short excerpt, from my brand new report Get that Job!, that discusses unemployment in our nation’s economy and a few recommendations on how we as a country can transform our economy quickly to get Americans back to work. I hope you enjoy it.

Excerpt:
The biggest issue in our country today is jobs and unemployment.  But the fact is that unemployment is unnecessary in our economy.  As long as there are problems that need to be solved, and customer needs to be satisfied, there are always jobs for the creative minority, like you…. Read more

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking has been used by persuasive speakers since the beginning of time.

In fact, the course of human history and personal destiny has changed more by the spoken word than by the written word.

Consider this:

Many of the major turning points in your own life happened when someone said something to you that affected you so profoundly that ever afterwards your thinking, your feelings, and your actions were different. The same has been so for large crowds – even countries – when they have listened to successful leaders who know how to speak effectively in public…. Read more

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