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Book Report: Will There Be Donuts?

“If you really mean to change the way you meet, you are going to be messing with the culture of the business and the deep-seated habits of its employees. You’re going to discover that very often the meetings are not

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Posted in Books, Everything, Leadership, Management

Know Your Enemy: How to Spot a Nearly Meeting

Nearly meeting is a colossal waste of time and resources, and – most destructively – it turns us off the real potential of really meeting. To avoid nearly meeting and make an escape or a change when you find yourself

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The Real Tragedy of Nearly Meeting

In Will There Be Donuts?, David Pearl explains the concept of nearly meeting (p22): Nearly meeting is any meeting where the participants fail to get real value out of their coming together. They are the ones which offer a poor return

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Posted in Management

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