The ability to hold successful meetings is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.Written by David Cotton, a leading expert on meetings as both a coach and practitioner, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order to run successful meetings.The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
David Cotton spent 21 years with Arthur Andersen and PwC before becoming an independent trainer. He has worked in four continents and nearly 40 countries, designing and delivering leadership, management and soft skills training and helping organisations to develop their business strategies. A prolific author, he has written a dozen books, two of which won publishers' bestseller awards, and scores of articles. His client portfolio encompasses business startups, SMEs and household name organisations in nearly every industry sector, central and local government departments and many major European institutions. When he is not working, he collects and plays stringed instruments of the world, arranges music, plays association croquet and is a self-confessed readaholic. Married with two children, David lives in Cheshire, UK.
Introduction Sunday Why meetings? Monday Preparing for a meeting Tuesday Participating in a meeting Wednesday Chairing a meeting Thursday Virtual and other types of meeting Friday After the meeting Saturday The perfect meeting Surviving in tough times Answers