Business meetings


Go on a company retreat

9:33PM | Friday, 2 September 2011 |  Pack your bags, load up the car and fill up the esky – Taskmaster Enterprises is going on a corporate retreat.

Buy some colourful clothing

7:00AM | Friday, 6 July 2012 |  If you want to be remembered in presentations or at a networking event, style up and add a dash of colour to your look.

Take your informal board to the next level

6:00AM | Wednesday, 27 June 2012 |  You probably have some sort of informal board of directors – made up of mentors, trusted friends and family members and colleagues. Time to take it to the next level.

Research your rivals at lunch

5:00AM | Thursday, 31 May 2012 |  The long lunch with an important customer is one of my favourite business weapons. Not only is it a perfect way to get out of the office, it’s also a great way to get some real market intelligence.

Start your EOFY review process

5:00AM | Monday, 23 May 2011 |  While planning for the year ahead is a focus at this time, it’s also crucial to conduct some sort of review of the year just gone.

Making mentoring specific

10:30PM | Thursday, 20 October 2011 |  Mentors can help tremendouslY when starting up. But how do make sure you get more than a coffee from meeting them? BY NIKI SCEVAK.

Keep Calm and Carry On

10:54PM | Monday, 3 October 2011 |  I wonder how many ideas and people with potential have gone unfulfilled due to a lack of persistence? BY MARK CAMPBELL.

What time is “on time” for a meeting?

7:45PM | Thursday, 7 July 2011 |  Time management is such a crucial part of our work day and it can really get messed up when that spanner gets thrown in (ie a meeting early bird).

Cut your meetings in half

7:16PM | Tuesday, 5 July 2011 |  Leaders are always looking to create more of the one thing they never have – time. But it’s always a challenge and any little edge you can get is well worth considering.

The power of ‘no’

6:44PM | Thursday, 30 June 2011 |  In business, some forms of rejection are harder to take than others. Take the nuanced ‘no’, for example. BY NIKI SCEVAK.