Dick Kropp, vice president, human resources, Cape Cod Healthcare
"With staff located in offices throughout the world, our organization is continually facing challenges in communicating and coordinating activities. Making the most of our virtual meetings and squeezing every possible benefit out of the few face-to-face gatherings we have is critically important to the success of our operations. Meeting Excellence is a superb resource for all managers seeking to make their staff gatherings as effective and productive as possible."
Nathan Grey, national vice president for international affairs, and special assistant to the CEO of the American Cancer Society
"Whether you lead, facilitate, or participate in meetings, this book by Parker and Hoffman is packed with extremely useful and often novel tips and techniques to make your experience before, during, and after meetings more productive and enjoyable. I'm confident that the more readers use these authors' practical insights, the less complaints they will have about their own meeting experiences."
Joe Toto, director, leadership development and learning, Becton Dickinson
"Meeting Excellence is what millions of managers around the world have been seekinga clear, powerful tool box for planning and facilitating effective meetings. This book will assuredly save your organization countless hours of wasted, frustrating time that it presently spends in unproductive, boring meetings."
Michael J. Marquardt, president, Global Learning Associates
"Every person who leads meetings should have a copy of Meeting Excellence. The toolswhich cover just about every aspect of preparing for, facilitating and following up on a meetingare brief, practical, and easy-to-use. I recommend it without reservation."
Michael Doyle, coauthor, How to Make Meetings Work