Quick Meeting Openers for Busy Managers: More Than 50 Icebreakers, Energizers, and Other Creative Activities That Get Results by Brian MillerQuick Meeting Openers for Busy Managers: More Than 50 Icebreakers, Energizers, and Other Creative Activities That Get Results by Brian Miller

Quick Meeting Openers for Busy Managers: More Than 50 Icebreakers, Energizers, and Other Creative…

byBrian Miller

Paperback | June 2, 2008

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How effective a meeting will be depends on the tone set in the first few minutes...and it's up to the person running it to set that tone. Quick Meeting Openers for Busy Managers gives readers the tools, activities, and advice they need to create the kind of open, energetic, and relaxed atmosphere that lead to effective meetings and serious results. Designed to take the anxiety out of meetings and encourage creative and practical discussion, the book contains meeting starters that will help managers, team leaders, and facilitators: ease introductions for people who don't know each other . warm up the group before moving them into more difficult territory . generate lively dialogue and sharing of ideas . effectively split attendees up into work groups . expedite brainstorming and promote problem-solving . and more For anyone charged with the task of running meetings, this book is the answer.
BRIAN COLE MILLER is the principal of Working Solutions, Inc., a management training and consulting firm whose clients include Nationwide Insurance, Kellogg's, and the Ohio State University. He is the author of Keeping Employees Accountable for Results and other popular books.
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Title:Quick Meeting Openers for Busy Managers: More Than 50 Icebreakers, Energizers, and Other Creative…Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.48 inPublished:June 2, 2008Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0814409334

ISBN - 13:9780814409336

Appropriate for ages: 17

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'... a good, inexpensive tool for any manager or educator who needs some quick and easy ideas to energize group meetings and have some fun at work.' AORN magazine "Take the anxiety out of meetings and encourage creative and practical discussion with... this new resource." - PM Boulevard '... exceptionally well organized so readers can find what they need... strongly recommend Quick Meeting Openers for team-building scenarios.' - Graziadio Business Report"