Time is not a renewable resource. Time is the one thing you can’t get back. Money, sales and even trees can be replenished.
So when it comes to the biggest time-burner in business, prevention is the best policy!
Yes, you can get a poorly planned meeting back on the rails, but why even expose yourself in the first place?
In my article “Sick of Wasting Time on Meetings? Try this” I outlined some simple points to hold effective meetings. The hugely popular and controversial flowchart WAIT (Why Am I Talking?) is a humorous guide and reminder for all to respect each other in meetings.
But you need to answer this question first:
Why Are We Meeting?
Use the following tips:
1. Before accepting a meeting invite
2. When inviting others to a meeting.
3. When planning a meeting.
Note: These do apply to business owners and entrepreneurs!
Are we meeting to plan a meeting?
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