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Letters to a Young Manager

All I do is attend meetings, #110

Please note that this letter is in-process; the following are my notes

Dear Sophie,
Comment made by a new manager (at DBC?) "I don't get any work done any more; all I do is attend meetings."

"What percentage of your time at work do spend in meetings? If you’re a middle manager, it’s likely about 35% of your time, and if you’re in upper management, it can be a whopping 50%. What’s worse is how unproductive these meetings usually are. "

[1] See the infographic in "How Much Time Do We Spend in Meetings? (Hint: It's Scary)", By Scott Dockweiler


The Meetings are the Job

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