Issue #31: Pivotal has all but eliminated meetings.

Lots of great articles this week! I really enjoyed the no meeting culture at Pivotal. Speaking of mee
Issue #31: Pivotal has all but eliminated meetings.
By Michael Karnjanaprakorn • Issue #31
Lots of great articles this week! I really enjoyed the no meeting culture at Pivotal. 
Speaking of meetings, I audit my calendar every 3 months to find better ways to leverage my time. I now block out Tuesday and Thursday mornings as no meeting zones. Things that would typically take a week to get done, now get done in a few hours. The secret is to have a list of 2-3 major things you’d like to get done during those times. I’ve always wondered what the work-week would look like with zero meetings though..

This startup has all but eliminated meetings.
Instead of focusing on the destination, focus on the process.
Customers are driven to products in very different ways, but it’s important that all roads lead to you. The job of marketing is to build these roads.
Donald Trump is a jackal. But so is Ted Cruz.
Jane Mayer on Tony Schwartz, the journalist who authored “The Art of the Deal.”
A mastermind is a small group of trusted advisors who meet regularly with the goal of improving each other’s lives or careers. 
Why doesn’t Hermès want you to buy their amazingly expensive bag? Brooke Unger gets his head round the economics of the world’s most desirable accessory.
(Thanks to Ben Leblanc for the suggestion.)
Michael Karnjanaprakorn
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