Strategy

A retired Navy SEAL commander explains how the tactics he used to collaborate with the Army and Marines can work just as well in the office conference room

Jocko Willink is a former Navy SEAL commander turned best-selling author, podcast host, and leadership consultant. His new book is “Leadership Strategy and Tactics.” In the 2006 Battle of Ramadi in Iraq, Willink worked extensively with the Army and Marines. He said that effective cross-team collaboration comes from subordinating your […]
A retired Navy SEAL commander explains how the tactics he used to collaborate with the Army and Marines can work just as well in the office conference room
Strategy

12 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous execs used to run meetings

The overwhelming majority of business leaders find most meetings largely unproductive, per a 2017 survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review. Unproductive meetings are usually caused by having too many people in the room, not having an agenda, or simply meeting too often. Successful executives like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, […]
12 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous execs used to run meetings
Strategy

7 Tips For Running A Meeting That People Might Actually Enjoy

In 1994, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, and two other Pixar executives had a lunch meetingwhere they hatched the ideas for “Monsters Inc.,” “A Bug’s Life,” “Wall-E,” and “Finding Nemo.” That one meeting changed film history forever. But, not all meetings are that productive. Why? Because people don’t enjoy them. “Yes, […]
7 Tips For Running A Meeting That People Might Actually Enjoy
Strategy

8 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal How To Land A Meeting With Almost Anyone

The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organisation comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. Eight of its members shared their favourite tips for landing a meeting with practically anyone. Question: What’s one tip you have for getting a meeting with a high-value individual who might be able […]
8 Successful Entrepreneurs Reveal How To Land A Meeting With Almost Anyone
Strategy

$37 billion are lost every year on these 12 meeting mistakes

Workers are having too many meetings. A third of meetings are unproductive, which costs companies $US37 billion a year. Here are some common meeting mistakes, and what employers can do to fix them and be more productive. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. There are about 11 million meetings […]
$37 billion are lost every year on these 12 meeting mistakes
Tech

This Is A Perfect Explanation For Why Meetings Are The Worst

Does this happen to you? I’ll be having a very productive day working on a big project. Then I’ll go to lunch around 1pm. I’ll be back at my desk and ready to work again by 1:30pm. But I’ll look at my calendar and see that I have a meeting […]
This Is A Perfect Explanation For Why Meetings Are The Worst
Strategy

How To Filter The Nonsense Out Of Meetings

When I first drafted this post, I tentatively called it ‘How To Get Fired.’ That might not be entirely true but if you follow the advice below, you might quickly find yourself with more time on your hands. Nothing gets you uninvited to meetings quicker than being labelled a troublemaker. […]
How To Filter The Nonsense Out Of Meetings
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