Archive for the ‘Meetings’ Category

Killing the Status Meeting

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

We’re all familiar with death by PowerPoint and email overload. But one executive thinks we should kill the status meeting.
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A Complete Waste of Sponsorship

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

A few months ago we attended a major industry conference with a huge corporate sponsorship. As far as we could tell, however, that effort was nearly a complete waste of cash.

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Your Calendar Can Be More

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Many of us utilize our daily planners to organize meetings and appointments. Yet, how can we leverage our calendars to not only remind us of future events, but keep us mindful of personal productivity?

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Business Productivity at Lunch

Monday, December 6th, 2010

Though breakfast is generally considered the most important meal of the day, it’s hard to deny how great lunch can be. Not only is it a welcomed break from work, it’s the perfect time to re-energize and regroup. But can a working lunch be just as enjoyable?

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Customer Service and Phone Calls

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Over at the website, a commenter retold the story of the “best use of a cell phone” he has seen all year. The call was placed while standing in line to the same desk:
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How Not to Forget

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Attending a training seminar to positively enhance your work performance is quite beneficial. But what happens when it comes time to implement the information in the office? If you have problems retaining information or trouble finding the time to integrate new techniques, Slaughter Development’s founder has some great tips that can help overcome such roadblocks.

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The Calling of Business Cards

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Ever wonder about the origin of business cards? In a recent video, Robby Slaughter reveals the true meaning behind their existence and provides helpful information on how to use them successfully.

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Blog Indiana 2010

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

For those of us afraid of making mistakes, avoiding the unknown and side stepping risk can certainly seem appealing. Yet, overcoming the fear of failure and taking chances can prove extremely beneficial. For Slaughter Development’s founder, achieving productivity comes from tackling challenges head on—even if it means writing a blog post in under five minutes.  Read on »

The Etiquette of Networking

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

There’s no doubt: networking is hard work. And despite the incredible amount of diligence it takes to be successful at it, there is also a certain amount of finesse and etiquette that can either make or break your efforts. So, what’s the secret to good networking?

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No Review; Plan And Do

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Robby Slaughter, founder of Slaughter Development, recently addressed a dilemma posed in the B2B Social Media Digest regarding performance reviews. His suggestion: “We don’t need to review, we need to plan and do.”

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