Author: Christina DesMarais Media Outlet: Inc.
Avoid meetings and don’t allow briefings
“I limit the number of meetings that I’m involved in and don’t allow briefings where the meeting is dominated by presenting recaps, information that is incomplete, or information everyone already knows. Send an update ahead of time so the meeting can be spent debating and challenging not staring at PowerPoints. The number of hours spent scheduling, preparing for, and sitting through meetings eats into the time that should be spent thinking and engaging in the business.”
–Brian Murphy, founder and CEO of ReliaQuest, a cybersecurity provider that maintains 98 percent and 91 percent customer and employee retention rates, respectively, and saw 451 percent revenue growth from 2014 to 2017
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