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10 tricks to appear smart during meetings " Like everyone, appearing smart during meetings is my top priority. Sometimes this can be difficult if you start daydreaming about your next vacation, your next nap, or bacon. When this happens, it’s good to have some fallback tricks to fall back on."
posted by mooselini on Jul 3, 2014 - 84 comments

Can you inflate the balloon in the form of a kitten?

Of course I can, I'm an expert.
posted by Brent Parker on Apr 1, 2014 - 65 comments

Son of a bitch I got stuck on a pitch.

Notes from meetings. Madeleine Di Gangi (very creatively) doodles the (very boring) goings-on during meetings. Via Free Range blog from Working Not Working.
posted by sweetkid on Apr 12, 2013 - 22 comments

Meeting Ticker

Meeting Ticker -- if this helps shorten even one meeting by one minute, it'll have been worth it.
posted by nthdegx on Jul 17, 2009 - 20 comments

It's Not Just Standing Up: Patterns of Daily Stand-up Meetings

It's Not Just Standing Up: Patterns of Daily Stand-up Meetings. A look at an alternative to the daily sit-down team meeting.
posted by Burhanistan on Apr 12, 2007 - 23 comments

Can I have a keychain?

It's spring, and that means its convention time! In Las Vegas, tomorrow, don't miss the Virtual Air Traffic Convention in Las Vegas! Dusseldorf on Saturday? There's Top Hair 2007 wow! But wait there's more--- Perhaps you'd like to polish your skills in treating the multiple-disordered suicidal client! I know I would! Functional Foods? Learn why seawater has a salty taste at the Bagkok International Book Fair! Hot! Find your own convention.
posted by parmanparman on Mar 22, 2007 - 11 comments

"We are committed to personal service" vs. "I would prefer not to"

Surviving office work: 2006. Surviving office work: 1853. The more things change......
posted by lalochezia on Oct 20, 2006 - 16 comments

The Adventures of Action Item Man

Action Item Man Commissioner: We need you to put a stop to Dr. Diabolical's nefarious plan! Action Item Man: To fully own this challenge, I'll need to be goal-oriented and results driven!
posted by carter on Jun 3, 2005 - 12 comments

The King Meets Tricky Dick

Since it's Elvis Presley's 68th birthday today and Richard Nixon's 90th birthday tomorrow, it's only natural to herald the December 21, 1970 meeting that has inspired a novel, a Showtime made-for-cable movie, musical novelties, and a mini-memoir from a Nixon staffer. The National Archives has received so many requests for photos of Elvis shaking hands with Nixon that they posted this online exhibit.
posted by jonp72 on Jan 8, 2003 - 8 comments

Shut The Fuck Up

Shut The Fuck Up is an "open letter to men in the movement" written by activist Dan Spalding about the sexist behavior of men in left-leaning groups. They say "When the left forms a firing squad they form it in a circle," but I think this is nurturing constructive criticism, a far cry from the venom that often accompanies such discourse.
posted by djacobs on Dec 5, 2001 - 40 comments

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