Where to Sit at a Conference Table

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Where to Sit at a Conference Table

Did you know that where you sit at the conference table makes a statement? Here at Constant Contact, the Community team is super small so we don't always have huge conference rooms to fill. When we do need to meet with others in a large space, I found that body posture is the first thing I notice about the people in the room. Are they excited to see me? Do they look nervous?

 

Inc.com shared an article titled “Where to Sit at a Conference Table” with some tips and even a diagram to make sure you following the unspoken rules of business meetings.

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As you can see the head of the table is the farthest from the door. Here are the basics:

 

Seat 1: The Boss

Seat 2: The “opposing” visitor

Seat 3 & 4: The boss’s allies

Seat 5 & 6: The visitor’s allies

Seat 7: Boss’s admin or note-taker

Seat 8: Visitors admin or note-taker

 

Check out the full article on Inc.com for details on each seat and the special cases like where to s...

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