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The humble agenda: it’s just a list, right?

There’s little doubt to anyone planning a meeting that an agenda is something to be considered, if only so the host remembers what they called the meeting for in the first place. But is that really all an agenda is useful for? Meetings can easily run into unchartered waters, where attendees can start discussing what …

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The art of networking, Part 2: Making introductions and beneficial contacts

In my last post, I suggested that networking was a skill in business, or in one’s career, that can be mastered. In some cases, executive coaching clients of mine have had networking commitments expected of them as part of a new role/promotion, and have consequently been forced to ‘hit the ground running’ – a situation …

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The art of networking, Part 1: How to prevent a conversation stopping before it even starts…

Are you a wallflower when it comes to networking? For some managers and business owners, networking can be terrifying. Although some networkers can glide from group to group with no trouble, others freeze at the prospect of ‘working the room’ – and for some, the thought of meeting new people and having to initiate conversation …

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