Hate Meetings? Try Facilitating.

Hate Meetings? Try Facilitating.

By Jaimie Blackman.

 MMR November 2019

Hypothetical. Repair believes that Sales is making promises to customers that are impossible to keep, like the time it takes to repair an instrument. Sales believes that repair is deliberately slowing down work, preventing them from being competitive. Your team is at war and the loser is the organization who is experiencing a drop in both sales and repairs. The biggest stakeholders of the organization are in the middle. The knee jerk reaction is to schedule a meeting and have the owner or general manager read the riot act. Instead of telling repair and sales what to do, try helping them agree on a way to improve the process. Be the facilitator.

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Jaimie Blackman

Jaimie Blackman — a former music educator & retailer— is a Certified Wealth Strategist & Succession Planner. Jaimie helps business owners accelerate the value of their company so it can be sold profitably when ready to exit. He is a frequent speaker at the National Association of Music Merchants, (NAMM) Idea Center and has spoken at Yamaha’s succession advantage.

His content has been published in multiple trade magazines including: Music Inc., Music & Sound Retailer, Canadian Music Trade Magazine, and Sound & Communications. His column is now published monthly in MMR— Musical Merchandise Review—and contributes to NAMM U online.

Jaimie is CEO of Jaimie Blackman & Company, and Creator of MoneyCapsules® and the Sound of Money®. To register for Jaimie’s live webinars, or to subscribe to his podcasts & webcasts, visit jaimieblackman.com.

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