ISBN 9780007490271,Will There Be Donuts?

Will There Be Donuts?



Harpercollins Publisher

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9780007490271

ISBN-10 0007490275


Number of Pages 304 Pages
Language (English)


Today, the very word ?meeting? conjures up images of time wasted in badly lit, airless offices Of sitting around tables, unsure why you are there & wishing you were somewhere else Hour after hour Day after day David Pearl has worked with some of the best names in business and here he shows you how to avoid becoming a victim of meeting misery ?Will There Be Donuts?? is about a big mistake that almost all companies are going to make this year And the next And the one after that We?ll call it nearly meeting It happens the length and breadth of the business world, from boardroom to shop floor ?Will There Be Donuts?? is business expert David Pearl?s first book and he draws on his 2 decades of consulting with some of the biggest companies in the world to re-educate the reader on how to hold meetings and, crucially, how to make them great His client list is a who's who of FTSE and NYSE names and they seek his advice on how to engage employees at every level to make their meetings more efficient, effective and engaging His list of achievements in the field includes: Identifying ?30million of savings by changing ineffective meetings at GSK Persuading the CEO of Skandia International to saw through his boardroom table Showing the Department of Work & Pensions that having your mobile phone on in a meeting could be seen as a good thing At every level of an organisation, not just the very top if your meetings are ineffective then it?s likely that your business is too ?Will There Be Donuts?? will reinvigorate you as a person and as an employer/employee About the Author David Pearl draws on his eclectic experience of the creative disciplines to help businesses around the world be more inspired and inspiring. In 1995 he was asked by one of the world's leading professional service firms to create a revolutionary personal and professional development program for their top 1000 people. The success of the program marked the beginning of David?s career with large corporate businesses. Nearly 1000 projects later, he and his group have an international reputation for pioneering work with businesses and those who work in them. His roster of clients includes McKinsey, GSK, BP, Unilever, Oracle, Dell & Disney. David is in demand as a Public and Business Speaker, with a reputation for coaxing involvement out of even the most hard-bitten audiences.

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