Late attendees, disrupters, silent protesters, gossips and bullies. When you are managing difficult meetings learn how to deal with them.
We’ve all had discussions that were going along quite nicely, then suddenly everything stops dead. Like cutting the power while watching a movie. What happened?
Perhaps somebody threw in a verbal grenade: a conversation stopper.
This is a useful weapon when debates go off-topic or emotions are overheating and you want to re-focus everyone’s attention.
Here are 10 of the top conversation stoppers you need to avoid
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