6 items tagged “meetings”
Let’s agree that no matter what we call the situation that the humans who are elsewhere are at a professional disadvantage. There is a communication, culture, and context tax applied to the folks who are distributed. Your job as a leader to actively invest in reducing that tax.
— Michael Lopp # 3rd December 2019, 1:34 pm
What honorarium is befitting for a guest speaker apart from money?
Here are a few ways you can treat your speakers really well.[... 107 words]
What is the best way to notify participants of a planned meeting?
Google Calendar invites work really well—they’re sent via email and are reasonably usable even by people who don’t themselves use Google Calendar.[... 42 words]
Product Demonstrations: What’s the best way to view/demo a website offline at an event?
If I’m eating during an evening meeting (where a full food spread is available for 20 meeting attendees), how do I know how loud my chewing and crunching is? Am I disrupting the meeting?
It’s probably fine, provided you eat with your mouth closed! If you’re really nervous about it, politely and discretely ask someone.[... 61 words]
A meeting must fight to exist. It must defend its existence to its attendees who should constantly be asking “Why are we here?”
— Rands # 31st August 2007, 5:50 pm