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Making Meetings Work
Subject: Making Meetings Work
Send date: 2011-09-12 10:53:29
Issue #: 102
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Making Meetings Work

OrganizationThe fact about meetings is that everybody complains about them--but we all spend lots of time in them. By one estimate, the average executive spends 17 hours a week in meetings. Just think of about the time, effort, and money lost--especially in an unproductive meeting.

Why not simply do away with meetings? Not so fast.

There's No "I" in Uy

Alfonso Uy"Maybe you can find me a job," Alfonso Uy, president of the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FFCCCII) jokes as he hands me his curriculum vitae.

It was especially funny coming from someone who is on the board of firms handling everything from power generation to sugar to hotels. He has officially retired, though, and the habit of working dies hard for a man who has had a job since childhood.

Fuel Saving Tips

Fuel GaugeJust because your car is brand new doesn't mean that it's fuel efficient. That's the common mistake of many motorists who believe that acquiring a brand new car will get them better fuel mileage. Here are some few tips to help you save fuel and money.

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