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    Manage your meetings by managing your life Manage your meetings by managing your life

    Manage your meetings by managing your life

Manage your meetings by managing your life

Meeting, after meeting, after meeting. Sometimes, we have meetings to plan other meetings. These kinds of days not only leave us feeling overwhelmed and exhausted, but result in little to no time left on the calendar to do all the work talked about in those meetings! And there are almost as many articles about meeting management as there are meetings! Okay, maybe not quite, but you get my point. Something has to change and since this is not rocket science, why do we not get it? Well, the answer is simple. We do not see the bigger picture. Sure, you can do the powerful few: Make an agenda and send it out ahead of the meeting. Ask for an agenda when invited to a meeting. No agenda? No meeting. Assign someone to take minutes, […]
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    Getting the most out of your meetings: Why hire a facilitator? Getting the most out of your meetings: Why hire a facilitator?

    Getting the most out of your meetings: Why hire a facilitator?

Getting the most out of your meetings: Why hire a facilitator?

A facilitator can make or break a planning session. By using an experienced, certified facilitator in the right situations, you will almost certainly accomplish more in your meetings, delve deeper into critical issues and resolve them. Equally important, participants will leave with positive feelings, stronger cohesiveness, a sense of accomplishment and a renewed belief in the team. Leaders who are charged with creating and executing a strategic vision have found the presence of a well-qualified facilitator essential to keeping participants objective, open, creative and, above all, on track. Why hire a facilitator? Planning discussions can be painful and difficult. They involve personal values and goals, deeply held beliefs about the nature of an organization and where it’s going, and maybe different perspectives on the […]
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    The Center launches new microsite The Center launches new microsite

    The Center launches new microsite

The Center launches new microsite

Connecting with you is our first priority. We have recently made this a bit easier with the launch of our new microsite. We are proud to continue to offer exceptional live training sessions, facilitations and person-to-person coaching sessions, but we recognize this may not be the best solution for everyone. Check out our microsite and learn more about our digital learning solutions for your team, or you alone. Get what you need, when you need it, and without breaking the bank! Try a sample of our products by viewing our November free giveaway, a webinar on Time Management, and follow us on twitter at @profoundskills and @mitchcommgroup, on Facebook and on LinkedIn for another freebie in December! Just click here. To learn more about The Center for Training, Business and Leadership Excellence, visit our microsite or email us at
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    Free Webinar – In the Bag: Selling, Sales and the Customer Relationship Free Webinar – In the Bag: Selling, Sales and the Customer Relationship

    Free Webinar – In the Bag: Selling, Sales and the Customer Relationship

Free Webinar – In the Bag: Selling, Sales and the Customer Relationship

  Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 (1 hour) Available to view: 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. (CST) What’s better than a free webinar? A free webinar you can watch any time, all day long! Welcome to our November bonus. This month, The Center will be trying a new format that will enable you to register for the webinar and view it at your convenience for 24 hours. It will be the same engaging and interactive conversation, but this month it’s more convenient. Sales pitches aren’t what they used to be. Forget the fast talk and start applying the principles of relationship cultivation. Building new business requires trust and value more than ever. In this free webinar by Mitchell Communications Group, learn some of the tools to help your workforce make that sale: Sales vs. selling Becoming a trusted advisor […]