Default to 30-minute meetings. Most subjects can be handled in 30 minutes. Or 15!

#759 49. Default to 30-minute meetings. Most subjects can be handled in 30 minutes. Or 15!
Principle:
QUOTES:
[1] Scripture
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49. Default to 30-minute meetings. Whoever invented the one-hour default in calendar software wasted millions of people-hours. Most subjects can be handled in 30 minutes. Many can be handled in 15 minutes–especially if everyone who attends knows the meeting is only going to last 15 minutes.
Don’t be a slave to calendar tool defaults. Only schedule an hour if you absolutely know you’ll need it.
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NOTES:
QUESTIONS for thinking it through:
How could this clarify my Reality?
How could this benefit if added to my Disciplines?
Who needs to hear this?
SOURCES:
[1] Scripture
[2]  #49, from Jeff Haden, “90 Smart Ways to Radically Boost Your Productivity: An epic list of ways to increase your personal productivity and be a lot more successful.” It was published on Inc.com on1/9/2017. https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/first-90-days-90-ways-to-boost-your-productivity.html
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