How to blag your way through meetings

Q&A: Author Sarah Cooper explains how to get out of presentations, use fidgeting to your advantage and sabotage your office nemesis.

by Adam Gale
Image credit: Nguyen Hung Vu/Flickr
Image credit: Nguyen Hung Vu/Flickr

Q: How do I look smarter than I am in meetings?

A: Read my book! But seriously, repeating back what others have said is the best way to appear smarter. It’s a good way to seem like you’re cognisant of what’s going on and you care about driving consensus.

Q: Are there any words or phrases I should never use?

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