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‘It's relevant, useful and fun to read. What more could you ask for?’ Charles Handy
David Pearl draws on his eclectic experience of the creative disciplines to help businesses around the world be more inspired and inspiring.
In 1995 he was asked by one of the world’s leading professional service firms to create a revolutionary personal and professional development program for their top 1000 people. The success of the program marked the beginning of David’s career with large corporate businesses.
Nearly 1000 projects later, he and his group have an international reputation for pioneering work with businesses and those who work in them. Clients he has worked with include GSK, BP, Unilever, Oracle, Dell & Disney.
David is in demand as a Public and Business Speaker, with a reputation for coaxing involvement out of even the most hard-bitten audiences.
Meetings... Generally people fall into 3 camps:
1 - All meetings are wasted time
2 - Meetings are the best ways to do some things, but not all things
3 - I define... Read more
We've all heard the saying, "It's time to make the donuts"...well Mr. Pearl uses his timely wit and whimsical stories to his points home. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Deltareviewer
I have been trying to find ways to make my meetings more effective and I was hoping this book could help me make some great strides but it was average at best. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Robert Kirk
I like this authors wit and style. He writes with a pleasant candor and humor that makes the book both entertaining and helpful. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jonathan
This is a very good book that gives some great points on how to make meetings more effective and more productive. Read morePublished 13 months ago by FirePepper Red
Mr. Pearl has a lot to say about having better meetings. The individual anecdotes are amusing and much of the advice can be put into use but the book itself is only okay. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Thom Mitchell
"Will there be Donuts?: Better Business One Meeting at a Time" by David Pearl is one of the more enjoyable business books I've read. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Wilhelmina Zeitgeist
"Are donuts the most interesting thing about your meetings? Is this (meeting) more interesting than food or sex? Read morePublished 13 months ago by L. M. Keefer
Fairly easy and humorous reading over the weekend for a book on work and meetings.
David manages to draw out the issues of some real life scenarios that is happening in... Read more