Improve your meetings: play bullshit bingo
According to The blathering boss (November 2005) one of the easiest and most enjoyable ways to improve your meetings is using techniques like 'Bullshit Bingo' to reduce the use of meaningless phrases like Paradigm shift, Mission critical, Let's take it offline, Drill down, Drop the ball, Empowerment, Think outside the box, On the same page, Don't reinvent the wheel, Proactive, Create synergies, Ramp up, Raising the bar, Touch base and Win-win. On the other hand perhaps no one would be able to speak at all!
Bioteams Books Reviews
A team of one is sometimes best. It might sound like heresy but sometimes the most effective way to produce something is not through collaboration. Collaboration is best for tasks which cannot be fully achieved by a single person – if a job can be completed best by one person then to collaborate to do it will only make it worse.