Meetings are a bane for many office workers. While often necessary to move forward and to create a sense of team work, they can also rob people of productivity and cause a sense of discontentment.
So when it’s your turn to schedule a meeting, how do you make it productive and to the point?
That’s all we get each day. It is the great equalizer – the rich can’t buy any more, the elite don’t get an extra share, no apps exist that will extend the 1,440 minutes in a day.
The question, then, is how to make the best use of those precious hours. With the change to Daylight Saving Time looming on March 12 (when we “lose” an hour), now is a great opportunity to consider how to best manage your time.
A friend of mine is a successful businessman, running an international company that he started from scratch. Before Fred became successful, though, he spent 10 years losing money going from one failed venture to the next. That’s the point where many people would have packed it in and gone to work for another businessman.
But not Fred.
“Quitting wasn’t an option for me,” Fred told me. “I had to learn to fail better every time...