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- Peace in Every Bite. Tuhy, Carrie // Real Simple;Nov2003, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p247
Meditation lunches begin as many women's gatherings do: with a rapid-fire review of books, movies, husbands, children, work, shoes ï¿½ while everyone consumes something healthy. After dessert, guests adjourn for 20 minutes of meditation, followed by discussion of an appointed topic. For...
- COMMUNICATION: Be Curious, Not Confrontational. // Healthcare Executive;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p82
The article discusses how to interact in a team meeting for the participants to be curious in a topic. It suggests to ask questions that make colleagues to think deeply about the consequences or implications of his or her thinking. This will make one engage in a conversation that is motivated by...
- Rockland women boost each other at RBA Forum. Fitzpatrick, Linda // Hudson Valley Business Journal;10/18/2004, Vol. 15 Issue 21, p5
The article presents information about Rockland Business Association (RBA) Women's Forum that is a platform that provides businesswomen, a means of conversation related to business. The forum covers a wide range of topics of interest to both the veteran and fledgling businesswomen. Karen Seeman,...
- DISCUSSANTS AND THE QUALITY OF INTERACTION AT CONFERENCES. Davison, Robert M. // Communications of AIS;2003, Vol. 11, p128
Discussants play an important role in conferences, yet little practical advice exists to help them make best use of their time beyond informal guidelines. Two new approaches to the intellectual discussion of conference papers are introduced: Group Support Systems and Conversational Learning. The...
- Clever Comebacks to Annoying Questions. Janik, Molly // Glamour;Aug99, Vol. 97 Issue 8, p56
Suggests ways to chat with an acquaintance. Purpose of using humor; How to switch to an impersonal topic; Changing the topic to something favorable.
- OPHELIA'S LAST WORD. // Spider;Nov2005, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p33
Focuses on a method for ensuring that every member of the group get a chance to speak his/her mind in a discussion.
- DOES YOUR (BAD) REP PRECEDE YOU? // Men's Fitness;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p52
The article offers tips to find when one is not needed in a discussion.
- Rules for improved meetings. Kremer, Dennis // Fairfield County Business Journal;12/20/2004, Vol. 43 Issue 51, p38
This article presents rules for improved meetings. There are times when it's not only necessary but imperative to call a meeting. Select a facilitator. This key person keeps the discussion focused and within the prescribed time limits and makes sure attendees fulfill the meetings objectives....
- COLUMN ONE. // Today's Speech;Feb1965, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
The article discusses the reasons for attending speech convention. The reasons why one person might attend obviously might differ from another. One young man said that he attended conventions to get new ideas during conversations. Another person replied that he had to go to conventions to attend...