10 Tips and Ethics for Business Meetings

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10 Tips and Ethics for Business Meetings
Sunday ELKANA (koachkonsult), Manager, Nigeria

No matter how mind-numbing things get, don't be lulled into thinking that meetings aren't important. The fact is, they can make - or break - your career. Here are 10 things you should never do in a meeting:
1. Arrive Late. Nothing says "I'm disorganized" like walking into a meeting which is already in progress. Arriving a few minutes early not only demonstrates that you respect your colleagues' time, but guarantees you get a good seat as well.
2. Be Unprepared. If you've been given an agenda or materials beforehand, read them. Think of any questions you have or contributions you could make to the subjects being discussed.
3. Monopolize the Conversation. When the discussion starts, it is good manners to let more senior figures contribute first. Once they've said their piece, make your points concisely. Don't drone on, or feel compelled to speak at all if you don't have anything useful to say. As the old adage goes, "Better to be thought a fool, than s... Register

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