Have you ever gotten off the highway only to find that normal speed limits feel far too slow? Experts call this “becoming velocitized.” I see this frequently in business leaders—the hard-charging, over-achieving executive adapts their lifestyle to an incredibly fast hybrid blend of business and family life.
Meetings are, without a doubt, the fastest way to waste time in the workplace. Meetings aren’t inherently wrong, but between late arrivals, off-topic tangents, and lack of structure, it’s common to have hour-long sessions where hardly anything gets done. Worse still are the meetings that could have easily been a phone call or email instead.