Workshop: Master the Meeting – Part of the 2013/2014 TAPA Trade Series, TAPA

We can’t work without holding meetings and, as we know, there are good meetings and bad ones. Meetings where decisions get made, ideas get celebrated and work gets done but also meetings where our time, and everyone else’s, is simply, tragically wasted. This comprehensive 2-hour workshop will teach you practical, effective and clear strategies you can use immediately to improve your meetings. You’ll also receive the chance to refine your skills, build on your presence and command the attention and respect you need to lead. In addition we will cover:

  • How to properly prepare so you get what you need
  • How to command respect in the room with courtesy and calm
  • How to engage a defeated group
  • How to manage conflict
  • How to control the ramblers, the sleepers, the texters, the keeners and the lady who puts her hand up for everything but does nothing
  • How to focus on follow up

TAPA Members: $22.60 includes HST
Non-Members: $56.50 includes HST
Date: Thursday January 23, 2014
Time: 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.
Location: TAPA Board Room, 401 Richmond Street West, Suite 350
Deadline to register for this session is Thursday January 16, 2014.
Please RSVP to Alexis Da Silva-Powell, Corporate Partnerships and Membership Manager at

About your instructor, Briony Glassco
Actress and Writer Briony Glassco coaches communication skills to students and professionals in Toronto with her company, Presenting with Confidence. She has developed innovative programs and exercises to help individuals realize personal goals by focusing on their body language, gesture, voice and messaging. Using role-play, improvisation, her experience in governance and her passion for communicating within groups she believes that people really can change how they move through their world.

The TAPA Trade Series features ongoing professional development sessions and networking opportunities encompassing a broad range of topics that have been created specifically for TAPA members.  Click HERE to see a complete list of workshops.

The 2013/14 TAPA Trade Series is generously sponsored by