Don't Just Stand There by WeisbordDon’t Just Do Something, Stand There!: Ten Principles for Leading Meetings That Matter, by Marvin Weisbord and Sandra Janoff [Berrett-Koehler Pub, 2007]. Business meetings – announce one and you may hear long sighs. Weisbord & Janoff will help you to understand what you can control ["the conditions under which people interact, and you can control your own reactions"] and what you can’t ["people’s motives, behavior, or attitudes"] in a meeting. “And, equally important, they offer advice for making sure your own emotions don’t get in the way — for knowing when to “just stand there” rather than intervene inappropriately, unproductively, or futilely.”

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