by Laurianne McLaughlin

Sit Your Way To Success At Meetings

Jul 16, 20071 min

You are where you sit: Your choice of perch for your regular meetings can send the wrong message and even hurt your career, say executive coaches, reports today. One example: If you want people to think you’re a leader, don’t sit along the wall. And if you’re a manager running a meeting, you may want to try and seat your usual foes or troublemakers to your right. That’s where “happy” — the office brown-noser, usually sits. Check out this test to see which one of seven personality types you are, based on where you like to position yourself at meetings. Are you happy, grumpy, or doc? Just make sure you’re not sleepy.