Freaky Meetings

Last Fall, before one of my workouts, I queued a podcast episode from Freakonomics titled How to make Meetings Less Terrible. I was a bit skeptical about this one because I’ve read dozens of articles about meetings and what else is there to say? But the Freakonomics staff is good at producing engaging and informative content and I needed something Read More …

Video Conferencing – Why so serious?

Just what is normal? A typical business meeting goes something like this. There are a few people in a room together. A few more participants join remotely from their desk or home office. Screen-share is often used by the meeting organizer who may also pass control to another participant. But video, while available with most screen share programs, is used Read More …

Practical speak for staying focused in the office

My greatest weakness? Focus and attention are aspects of my life that I think about each day as I try navigate through tasks and interactions with others. By nature, I’m a very task-driven and goal oriented person. I told my wife just this week that while this can be one of my strengths, it’s also my greatest weakness. I’m so Read More …