11 management priciples that shake things up – by Elon Musk

No large meetings unless they’re of value to the entire audience. Keep them short. Don’t have frequent meetings unless the matter is truly urgent. Resolve it; stop meeting. If you are not adding value to a meeting, walk out or drop off the call.  Don’t use acronyms and nonsense words for objects, software, or processes. Avoid…

The Magic of 30-Minute Meetings

Change the standard meeting time from 1 hour to 30 minutes. Compressed time. The advantages are obvious: everyone saves time and money. You will need these “get to the most critical point fast” skills — and the courage to use them — if you are going to make the most of your time. You need to be…

these 5 minutes matter…

Change your team meeting duration to 25 or 55 minutes, the 5 minutes buffer will ensure an on time start. Companies win through collaboration, bringing diverse talent together and solving the most relevant business challenges. Global matrix organizations, powered by video conferencing and collaborative tools are creating an increasingly competitive market. Meetings are the magical…

freedom is a choice

Everyone knows the feeling of being locked in your agenda, running from one meeting to the other. Take control, schedule blocks for yourself. Back-to-back meetings are killing your productivity.

tips for efficient meetings

FOCUS ON CONTENT SHARE THE MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION DO NOT USE MOBILE PHONE DISAGREE WITHOUT BEING DISAGREEABLE CHALLENGE IDEAS NOT PEOPLE BE BRIEF AND TO THE POINT DO NOT HAVE PARALLEL CONVERSATION Share a pre-read at least 48 hrs in advance. Start with a short summary and ask for comments/questions instead of flipping through powerpoints….

meeting agenda

Start your meeting agenda with SAFETY; emergency exits, bags on the side, check for tripping, hold the handrail