MEETING REQUEST: LET ME WASTE ONE MORE HOUR OF YOUR DAY

MEETING REQUEST: LET ME WASTE ONE MORE HOUR OF YOUR DAY

Meetings are the death of work productivity.  According to various sources there are 25 million meetings per day in the United States.  That amounts to $37 billion in annual productivity lost as a result of meetings.  Just yesterday I heard another example of a senior team in a large publicly traded company holding a three-hour meeting to plan for a full day meeting.  The tyranny must end.  

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DEADLINES: A Mindset Issue

DEADLINES: A Mindset Issue

According to Merriam Webster’s dictionary Deadline is defined as “a date or time before which something must be done”.  While this is the dictionary definition, our company culture has made a slight but important edit to the interpretation of the definition.  We have swapped the word “by” for “before”. 

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