- The Domino Project: Designed for organizations big and small, the ideas in The Domino Project will change things for the better.
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Al Pittampalli addresses a time worn challenge that all of us have experienced for which many of us are chief executioner: Death by Meeting. However, rather than simply adding to the chorus of complaints about time-sucking, energy-sapping, life force-killing meetings, Al actually proposes something useful--The Modern Meeting and its seven critical principles of effective meeting management.
The single most powerful question to ask yourself or your co-workers when faced with a challenging situation is: What difference could you make that requires no one’s permission other than your own? Al embraces this critical notion of personal responsibility in his counter-intuitive approach to getting senior management to adopt the modern meeting: you don’t have to get everyone on board--you just need to start and let your success influence others to get on board.If you find yourself withering away in endless meetings, if your organization suffers from consensus constipation, if you can’t seem to get a decision made this century, read this book now. Wait a minute--reading this book won’t help any more than reading a prescription will get you better. Instead, apply the Seven Principles and let your creative productivity soar! --Russell Bishop
Great practical book on meetings. Fresh perspective on center of organizational culture. Easy and fast to read. Worth the time.Published 4 months ago by Fabio Katayama
OK. Some pointers are good while others are oblivious to team building which sometimes takes time and is not instant.Published 5 months ago by Kashif Khan
Do you known a manager who insists on organizing meetings, although it does not seem to help things getting on? Well, this book should help. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Kristóf Csorba
Not tremendously helpful and a bit "pie in the sky". There are some useful ideas that can readily be applied, however.Published 8 months ago by Joseph A. Fernandez
There were some interesting points but most of the book was typical MBA fluff and buzzwords.Published 8 months ago by Michael ONeil Jr
Funny, practical...It's too bad more people haven't read this book!!!Published 8 months ago by lamdressag
I am still not sure decisions can be made by one individual especially when it affects my team or departmentPublished 8 months ago by Geoff White
Wonderful resource that is an easy read yet filled with great wisdom!Published 9 months ago by James M. Hart