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Ultimate New Job by James Innes

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Meetings

Attending a meeting is reasonably straightforward; organising, chairing and managing a meeting are much less so. This chapter will therefore focus on the latter.

Meetings, besides being an excellent way for you to meet and get to know people in your new job, should be ideal opportunities for brainstorming new initiatives, improving communication, increasing morale and motivation, resolving conflicts and problems and enhancing team cohesion. However, the reality can be somewhat different. Meetings are not always popular activities for those expected to attend because they can seem a tedious and irrelevant waste of time, eating into time which could have been spent upon existing workloads.

This chapter will show you how to chair successful ...

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