How to Plan Your Meetings for Achieving Results: Scott Weiss to Introduce New Way of Thinking

Top Quote Scott Weiss, CEO, Speakeasy, Inc., a globally renowned communication consulting firm, will introduce participating business managers to a new way of thinking about how you plan for meetings, and the content of your communication, at the forthcoming The Brain Trust meeting, to be held at The City Club of Buckhead, in Atlanta on Thursday, May 9. End Quote
  • Atlanta, GA (1888PressRelease) April 30, 2013 - A smartly planned meeting communication by the team leader leads to better results from the entire team, which is why all managers, business leaders and CEOs strive to achieve target-oriented meetings that assure results.

    Weiss is the author of the book "DARE, Accepting the Challenge of Trusting Leadership", is a frequent guest blogger, and in the past year has been featured in Forbes, Fortune, CNN Money Inc., Investor's Business Daily, and numerous business blogs.

    In the 90 minutes session, Weiss will guide members on how to develop meeting communication messages targeted on more strategically selected results, how to communicate from your listeners point of view without losing your own, and how to roll-out content in a way that drives stronger minute-to-minute engagement for your listeners.

    The meeting will briefly explore a very straightforward step-by-step framework designed to generate solid content that can then be used to anchor support visuals for more formal presentations.

    Strong opening about how execs typically plan for meetings. Give examples.
    Meeting communication as a "business strategy" that focuses on, actionable and measureable outcomes.
    Discuss what "current reality" really is, and give examples of how to gather it.
    Creating a "message strategy" from the communication gap.
    Communicating answers from the questions that fall out of the gap.
    Openings and closings.

    About Scott Weiss:
    Scott S. Weiss is President, CEO and Owner of Speakeasy, a globally renowned communication consulting firm established in 1974 with offices in Atlanta, San Francisco and New York. The company works with executives and teams in developing the impact and effectiveness of their communication capabilities, both internally with staff and externally with their clients. Last year the company worked with some 5000 executives in 10 different countries.

    Prior to joining Speakeasy in 1994, Weiss served for ten years at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (Time Warner) as an Executive Vice President, and also served four years as Senior Vice President for Southmark CRCA, a New York Stock Exchange financial service and investment banking firm.

    Weiss is the Founder and Chairman Emeritus for the T. Howard Foundation, a Washington D.C. non-profit, that promotes diversity in the broadcast and electronic media industries. He has served as an "Emmy" voting member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) for some 25 years, while serving on the Board of Advisors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Entrepreneur Organization of Atlanta, and the Emory University Board of Visitors.

    Weiss is a graduate of Michigan State University, and has served as an adjunct professor at the Georgia Tech School of Management.

    About The Brain Trust
    The Brain Trust, based in Atlanta, GA, is a fourteen year old organization of CEOs, company presidents, general managers and business owners who come together, during a monthly CEO Conference to provide insight and solutions to shared business hurdles through half day meetings. The Brain Trust organizes CEO Peer Groups of up to 16 individuals.

    Its purpose remains to provide best practices and ideas with leaders and entrepreneurs and provide time-tested and experience-driven Business Leadership Coaching.

    For more information, contact:
    Tom Cramer, Co-Chairman
    The Brain Trust
    Phone: 770-924-2883
    Email: tom ( @ ) braintrustceo dot com

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