Definition: Meeting Recovery Syndrome

Meeting Recovery Syndrome

The effect a bad meeting has on you that negatively impacts your mood, thoughts, well-being, and/or productivity.

 

All jokes aside on the term and name, this is a very real phenomenon, which is why you should learn to think about, be aware of, and use this term!

 

From a great Freakonomics podcast…

Definition: Generous Authority (and Imperious Authority)

Generous Authority

The behaviour demonstrated by a meeting host that:

  1. Connect people to each other and the purpose of the meeting
  2. Protect people from each other
  3. Temporarily equalizes people in the meeting

 

Makes pretty good sense if you’ve been in enough meetings to see the range of behaviours people exhibit in them!

 

Imperious authority is the opposite of generous authority. From this excellent Freakonomics podcast on how to have better meetings.

My Extroversion Resolution

Happy New Year, everyone! I hope 2014 will bring you much joy and prosperity!

As usual, I have a slate of resolutions to aim for in a continual effort to improve myself and my life. Instead of blogging them all at once, though, I thought I would just blog one at a time every now and then. If anyone were inspired to do the same thing, there are no rules to say they can’t take it up part way through the year, so there is no need to blog all my resolutions at once. Besides, it would be a very long post because I don’t just have statement sort of resolutions, I have plans to help make them happen. I also have indicators to track their progress and success. That’s how resolutions should be done if people wanted a better chance of making them happen. It’s all in the details! Finally, some support others so not all are stand alone resolutions, either.

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