The Message Makeover Podcast: The Science and Occasional Mania of Workplace Meetings, with Dr. Steven Rogelberg

This post was written by Dan Cooney, Director of Business Development at The Latimer Group.

Meeting madness! The problem has been hiding in plain sight for years and I’ve heard the stats more times than I listened to Purple Rain in the 80’s.  There are 55 million meetings a day in the U.S. alone and half of those meetings are rated poorly by attendees. Meetings are poorly planned and executed. We all have lived this truth at some point in our careers.

So what are we going to do about it? In our latest podcast Dean Brenner and I interview Dr. Steven Rogelberg, the author of the hot business book, The Surprising Science of Meetings. There’s no “one right way” to run a meeting, he tells us, but there are specific steps, mindsets and tools that can help you become a meeting master. We hope you enjoy this episode of The Message Makeover. And we encourage you to pick up a copy of Dr. Rogelberg’s book here.

Listen to this great conversation below, and/or subscribe to us on Spotify or Soundcloud.

The Message Makeover Podcast: The Surprising Science of Meetings

Does your team:
– Take too long to make decision?
– Fail to ask for what it wants or needs from you?
– Make things too complicated?
– Deliver unconvincing or disorganized presentations?
– Have new hires who are unprepared to communicate in the workplace?

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Dan Cooney

A book about change

The Latimer Group’s CEO Dean Brenner is a noted keynote speaker and author on the subject of persuasive communication. He has written three books, including Persuaded, in which he details how communication can transform organizations into highly effective, creative, transparent environments that succeed at every level.