LBD Group newsletter - Feb 2019

Doing anything by distance takes twice the time and is half as good.  We have to navigate time zone differences, language barriers and technological inconsistencies—whilst still running effective meetings. The three biggest criticisms of participants in virtual or distance meetings are that people are not fully present on the call and are checking email or having side conversations with their phone; that often the speaker or presenter simply reads the slides; and that they go on for too long and much of the content is not relevant to everyone.  

Jane Anderson Podcast  - 09 Nov 2018

Jane and Donna talk about her journey in building her personal brand, what makes her unique in a big category she’s playing in, and how important it is to be clear on your content for people to easily refer or buy you.

Brand Newsroom Podcast - 07 Nov 2018

A report by Harvard Business Review found that 70 per cent of meetings are unproductive and inefficient. Sound familiar? It certainly does to us.

In the Black Magazine - Nov 2018

Enjoyed seeing The 25 Minute Meeting book review in The Black Article.

Keeping Australia Meeting Webinar - 01 Nov 2018

Listen to the Webinar that Donna feratured in, discussing The 25 Minute Meeting here.

Unleashing Brilliance - 25 Oct 2018

I was thrilled to be featured in Janine Garner's Unleashing Brilliance Podcast.

Are You Dragging The Wrong People Into Pointless Meetings? - 23 Oct 2018

We all complain about having to attend too many meetings. We wonder why we are at the meeting, in a cast of thousands, wading through dozens of boring reports that may or may not have an impact on our work.

CEO WORLD - 14 Aug 2018

I was recently in a meeting as the change management expert for a global organization. I was there to gather information, as their meetings were notorious for being late and inefficient. But this meeting was different: a manager came into the room and announced before we started, ‘I have a hard stop at 10.30 am’.

6 tips to reduce the time you spend in meetings - 12 Oct 2018

It’s easy to emerge from a long meeting wondering why you were there and whether anything was achieved. Everyone complains about attending meetings, but there are ways to cut the time you spend in them.

How to run successful virtual meetings - 11 Oct 2018

Doing anything by distance takes twice the time and is half as good. We have to navigate time zone differences, language barriers and technological inconsistencies—whilst still running effective meetings.

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