RE: Meetings -- ARRGGHHH!!!

Subject: RE: Meetings -- ARRGGHHH!!!
From: "Downing, David" <DavidDowning -at- users -dot- com>
To: "T S" <tens00 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2009 11:42:30 -0600

In your case, you could make faces and stuff like that and no one would
know.



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From: T S [mailto:tens00 -at- gmail -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2009 12:32 PM
To: Downing, David
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Meetings -- ARRGGHHH!!!



Fortunately, I work from home so my meetings are phone calls. If it's
gone past what I need to be involved in, I multitask. Sometimes I excuse
myself as well with the reason being I have another 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?

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References:
Meetings -- ARRGGHHH!!!: From: Downing, David
Re: Meetings -- ARRGGHHH!!!: From: T S

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