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Achieving High Performance by Pippa Bourne, Michael Bourne

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Participating in Meetings

It’s easy to forget the importance of meetings. This is where decisions are made that could affect your work and your future, where relationships are built, and where you have an opportunity to make an impression on others, make your views heard, and find out what others think.

Making your mark

Preparation is essential to ensure you make the most of your opportunity. Read any material in advance and note down issues you need to clarify and points you want to make. For important discussions, you may want to sound out other people’s opinions to help you form your own view and get an idea of who will support your thinking.

When you arrive at a meeting try to sit near people who are likely to support your views, and ideally ...

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