On top of being multitaskers meeting planners also have to be very tactful to people they deal with. After all they are like stage directors dealing with multiple personalities. Sometimes they need to motivate people in order to get the desired results. Whereas other times they need to blow off people without insulting them.
We’ve all been in situations where we wanted the person we’re with to just stop talking. Or just do what’s being asked without all of the questions. However meeting planners, like most of us, are decent human beings and just don’t want to offend anyone. But planners do want you to get the message. Read between the lines so to speak.
If Meeting Planners Actually Said What They Were Thinking
Use this chart as a handy translator so that you know exactly what’s being said to, or about, you. All in the name of good humor, of course.
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This tongue-in-cheek overview looks at some popular phrases that you may have heard from meeting planners and what those phrases actually mean.