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The Oracle Way to Consulting: What it Takes to Become a World-Class Advisor by Kim Miller

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CHAPTER 16

Meeting Mania

There are a variety of ways to prepare for a meeting. The level of preparation depends on the formality of the meeting and the attendees. If you are organizing a meeting for company board members, the preparation will be extensive. In contrast, if you are organizing an impromptu meeting to review a solution, very little planning will be required. Either way, it is important that the level of preparation and those invited to the meeting be appropriate to the meeting’s content.

Strategies for Success

The best way to determine who should be invited is to create an agenda first. The agenda should be a single topic with related subtopics. A single meeting with multiple topics is counterproductive and makes it difficult ...

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