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Brilliant Meetings by Jane Hammersley, Duncan Peberdy

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The very nature of turning up for a meeting without being properly prepared seems to be at odds with the positive actions and preparation required for a ‘Brilliant Meeting’, that we are resolutely advocating throughout this book.

Whilst the ideal is for every meeting to be fully organised and thoroughly prepared for, operational circumstances and sheer pressure of work sometimes render this impossible. Faced with being unprepared for the meeting, you have a limited number of realistic choices:

  • Cancel your attendance at the meeting.
  • Blag it!

In some cases it may be unavoidable for you to attend a meeting that you have not prepared for adequately, ...

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