Look at me! Look at me! How much attention do some people need? Well, Recognition Seekers focus discussions on themselves or seek out sympathy, and apparently they need a lot. There is a difference between the people who talk about themselves productively and are deserving of sympathy and the people who are attention mongers. Imagine
A quiet, ninja-like entrance followed by slinking into the open chair that is closest to the door all to avoid drawing attention to their tardiness. A signing on after the meeting has started with camera and microphone off. A grand entrance followed by a justification for the late arrival that really is just an excuse.
I raise my hand. I claim it. I confess. I’m guilty. Truth – we all have annoying behaviors that derail meetings. Maybe you are an Advocator, Attacker, Blocker, or a Dominator (or another type I’ll write about in the coming weeks). Me? I’m … weIl … um … I’m the Horseplayer who uses humor to
Ever had the experience of sitting in a meeting and someone won’t let you talk? If you haven’t, you just might the person not letting others talk! There are all sorts of annoying meeting behaviors that derail meetings (Advocator, Attacker, Blocker), but this week we address the Dominator behavior. Dominators try to control meetings and