Re: Meetings -- ARRGGHHH!!!

Subject: Re: Meetings -- ARRGGHHH!!!
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 12:12:33 -0500

>which didn't even concern me

I excuse myself and leave.

I tell the person managing the meeting that if something should come
up that s/he thinks concerns me, I'll come back, but since it went
over, I have a conflicting meeting.

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 11:55 AM, Downing, David <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com> wrote:
> I just got dragged into a meeting that I was told would last 15 minutes
> and went on for 45 because several people got hung up on one specific
> point, which didn't even concern me. I just read an article in that same
> issue of INTERCOM about effective meetings, but nobody else seems to be
> aware of the principles discussed therein, or is unwilling to enforce
> them. The problem is, I wasn't in a position to do anything about it
> because I was an invited guest. What do you all do when you get into
> situations like that besides just grit your teeth?

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

Looking for the next gig.

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