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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Learn - Lessons from a Vocal Mob Hijacking a Meeting


Have you been in a meeting that has been hijacked by a vocal mob? Author Dave Biggs, a public engagement professional, shared a story about a time that it happened to him in a local community meeting and the lessons he learned. One big lesson:
In some situations, we reduced the opportunities for disruptive plenary outbursts by organizing table discussions.
Go read the full article to get three more practical tips to help meetings run smoothly.

If you are looking for more tips on what to do in tough situations, join our webinar. Information and registration at z.umn.edu/toughsituations

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