#94-1. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.
#94-2. A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
#94-3. The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
The first one is a mighty useful thing to remember in those meetings and conference calls. It also provokes one to focus on the purpose instead of reacting.
I have validated the third through personal experience. Try it.