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Meetings

Meetings

I’ve tried to assemble a few thoughts about meetings… what is difficult, what works well etc. I have split this post into three sections: before, during and after the meeting. Before the meeting… Organising and attending meetings… The first problem with meetings is that they need arranging. Multiple people’s schedules to synchronise, home and work […]

To disclose or not to disclose? That...

Dyslexics in business

I am, as you might say, an “out” dyslexic… so are a few of my colleagues… but quite a lot are still, “in the closet”.  Disclosure of dyslexia is a very personal decision… If you talk to HR in many large professional firms such as lawyers, accountants or management consultants you find that, statistically, the […]

Making my diary work…

Making my diary work…

This is the second of two posts on diary and calendar management.  The first post sets out the key issues and this one describes some of my solutions.  Almost all of what I have written below could be as applicable to someone without dyslexia as someone with the condition.  So if you are not dyslexic […]

Calendar management… “Sor...

Calendar management… “Sorry, what meeting?”

I have a feeling that I’ll be writing about calendars quite a lot. I have huge problems being in the right place at the right time and, despite having a PA, I seem to spend a disproportionate amount of effort grappling with my “special” relationship with time. What do I mean? I understand time best […]

Taking my own medicine… email m...

Taking my own medicine… email management…

Shortly after writing the earlier posts on managing a 50+ email per day inbox, I realised that I had listed a lot of great ideas that I wasn’t actually practicing myself.  So, I took some of my own medicine and put them in to practice. I an can happily report that my inbox is now […]

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