It was one of the most valuable lessons I learned early in my career about what constituted a good meeting: always come prepared. Preparation to make a meeting as painless as possible was key. Otherwise, you have to be prepared to kill the meeting as one of my favorite leaders always did. There are plenty of bad things happening right now. We don't need to add the stress of a bad meeting to that list.
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I remember when I was growing up, my dad would read the local newspaper in the morning with his cup of tea, and a plate of runny eggs and toast. In the evenings, he came home by 6pm and would watch the CBS evening news and help us with our math homework. On some nights when he had dinner meetings, he would come home with leftovers for the next day. But then he started traveling more globally as we grew up, and he would only be back home in a handful of days
Liz Elting, Founder and CEO of the Elizabeth Elting Foundation and one of Forbes richest self-made women is officially here to bring you the answers you need. This week: "Is it even feasible for startups to think about fundraising during this time?" and "How should VC-backed startups start preparing for the post-coronavirus era?" Find out what she has to say! Or send over your own questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Today, the armchair psychologist is revisiting a previous column in which she helped a woman navigate her relationship with a divorced man who is still attached to his ex-wife and children, putting her needs at the bottom of his to-do-list. For now, it seems the relationship has ended and she is on to bigger and better things.