You’ve read all the blog posts, articles and ebooks. You’ve heard pundits on TV, radio and down your local pub swearing by the power of social media. It’s the solution to everyone’s customer service gripes, online dating, general time waste and of course your job search. We’re told recruiters and employers spend all day trawling through random social networks to... View Article
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Have you ever read Tim Ferriss' "The 4-Hour Work Week"? If there was one takeaway from that book that really stood out it was this: Avoid meetings at all cost. Even if it is your own business, let others do the meetings while you get on with your work. Tim Ferriss writes that he always makes himself unavailable for meetings, simply because they are a giant waste of time. I can relate to this and only ever attend meetings which have a clear agenda and desired outcome. Brainstorming get-togethers are not for me, especially not group sessions. Which leads me nicely on to this infographic from SalesCrunch, about how much money is watsted in offices during pointless meetings. See what you think and let us know if you agree. Related: How Do American Workers Waste Time and Money (Infographic)?