Organisations groan under their toxic meeting culture. All those hours spent behind the screen or in a meeting room, where does it all lead to?
In my book, I give a number of tips. Tips I found in Priya Parker's book, The Art of Gathering. But also by advocating more asynchronous collaboration.
Yesterday, during a conversation with a client, another idea came up: it is the lack of ownership and proactivity that causes this proliferation of meetings and mails.
The nail on the head.
Readiness to define our high-value activities.
Proactivity in scheduling focustime.
Belief in an internal locus of control.
All of them are intertwined. All of them are critical success factors to move towards a world with more well-being, less distractions and more productivity.
Let’s set sail together to find that new, healthy balance.