Eliminate Some Time Wasters

Reject More

Fight the Email / Inbox Time Suck

Don’t Think

Make Meetings Count

  • They lack agendas.
  • They start late, and often last longer than scheduled.
  • The conversations meander and double-back on what’s already been covered.
  • They tend to progress at the rate of the slowest mind in attendance.
  • They peter out rather than end decisively.
  • Avoiding as many meetings as you can, particularly when you can see they’re not going to offer much value.
  • Insisting on agendas, timely starts, and tightly followed schedules.
  • Coming fully prepared, and asking others to do the same.
  • Pushing for significant and relevant progress on whatever the meeting is about.
  • Keeping “minutes” of the meeting in real time to document the information shared, the decisions made, and all follow-up commitments.

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Robert Moskowitz is a successful, award-winning writer and consultant, and the author of “How to Organize Your Work and Your Life.”

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