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Still Finding it hard to stay sharp in staff meetings? Why not try some more of these neat little exercises. Not only will it make meetings more interesting but your fellow work mates will become suddenly more alert and maintain a respectful distance:

During a meeting:

1. Drop meaningless & confusing management speak into conversations such as: 'what's the margin, Marvin?' 'When's this turkey going to get basted?' 'If we don't get this brook babbling we're all going to end up looking like doe-eyed labradors'

2. Use a large hunting knife to point at your visual aids

3. Announce that you've run off some copies of the meeting agenda.

4. Then hand out pieces of paper that read: My secret agenda: Trample the weak Triumph alone Invade the Netherlands.

5. Attempt to hypnotise the entire room using a pocket watch

6. Leave long pauses in your speech at random moments. When someone is prompted to interject shout 'I AM NOT FINISHED'

- author unknown, found circulating on the internet

For more suggestions on staying sharp at meetings see...

SHARP ETIQUETTE: More Tips For Sharp Meetings http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/e5/3e/200101301331.ff90f66e.html

And

SHARP ETIQUETTE: Tips To Stay Sharp At Meetings
http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/bd/b4/200101191650.dc3aefc3.html

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