LEADx Interview

Dick had the pleasure of chatting with Kevin Kruse on The LEADx Show about how best to end meetings. > PODCAST > READ AT FORBES

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Axelrods Published in Academy of Management Review

Dick and Emily are honored to have one of their recent articles published in the esteemed Academy of Management Review. The article is titled The Scholar-Practitioner Mindset: How Texts and Experience Influence […] Continue reading

A Conversation With Rick Maurer about The Meeting Canoe

Dick Axelrod talks with Rick Maurer, host of The Energy Bar Podcast, about the merits of The Meeting Canoe.

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New Video Course from Dick and Emily Axelrod

In as little as five minutes, get answers to your most vexing meeting problems. Take this course by yourself–or better yet take it with your team–and walk away with new ways to […] Continue reading

Stuck in Your Car for a Long Commute?

Let’s Stop Meeting Like This: Tools to Save Time and Get More Done is now available as an audio CD. Read by Wes Bleed, former news anchor for WGN Radio in Chicago, […] Continue reading

Reject the Hype and Fix Your Bad Meetings

by Elise Keith of Lucid Meetings > If usable meeting know-how is a problem in your organization, follow these practical steps to go beyond the basics and learn what works for the […] Continue reading

Let’s Stop Meeting Like This

The holiday season is a time for coming together and connecting with friends and family. Just as connection enhances our lives personally, it also enables us to work together professionally. Meetings offer […] Continue reading

Are Your Meetings Smart Meetings?

Just as a SMART phone does more than make phone calls, a SMART Meeting does more than start and end on time. SMART meetings: Increase collaboration Resolve critical business issues Spark creativity […] Continue reading

Make Your Meeting Hum: Always apply these 5 lessons from neuroscience

You can only do one thing at a time. Despite your desire to multitask, you can only do one thing well at a time. Think distracted driving. Instead of enforcing an arbitrary […] Continue reading

Four Causes of Unproductive Meetings and What to Do about Them

1. Unclear Purpose Meeting participants are unclear about the purpose of the meeting or what they want to accomplish. Before holding a meeting, ask yourself what you want to be different for […] Continue reading

Learning Opportunities

The Axelrod Group offers training, coaching, consulting, and facilitation options that help you navigate your way toward productive and engaging meetings. SMART MEETING BASICS Spend 4 hours with us and gain ideas […] Continue reading

How to Read a Room Like a Pro

Seasoned experts who understand how to work with the energy of a room—a high school teacher, a legal mediator, and two business executives—help you handle any family, work or social interaction with […] Continue reading