Too many business meetings

Too Many Business Meetings? What to Do Now

by | Feb 17, 2021 | Asking For a Friend Featured |

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I’m not exactly sure why this is a thing. But for some reason, working from home seems to have quadrupled the number of business meetings for nearly every manager I talk with.

We’ve been sharing advice on streamlining these business meetings, shortening them, and making them more efficient. And yet, it’s possible that you’ve done all that, and still have too many meetings.

If this sounds familiar, it could be time to delegate.

But you may ask, how can I be sure the manager I send will represent me well? How can I feel confident they’ll have the confidence to speak up, share ideas, and advocate for our team’s needs?

In this week’s Asking for a Friend, I share some practical approaches for delegating meetings, so you can free up some of your time to do the work that only you can do.

I have so many business meetings that I can barely get any work done… what should I do? #AskingForaFriend

Additional Support For Your Managers Leading Remote Meetings

See Also:

Advanced Guide to Leading Online Meetings That Don’t Suck (podcast)

Beyond the Basics: Online Meetings That Don’t Suck Your Soul

5 Things You Need to Know to Run a Successful Virtual Event

Let’s Grow Leaders Remote Teams Resource Center

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Karin Hurt

Karin Hurt helps human-centered leaders resolve workplace ambiguity and chaos, so that they can drive innovation, productivity and revenue without burning out employees. She’s the founder and CEO of Let’s Grow Leaders, an international leadership development and training firm known for practical tools and leadership development programs that stick. She’s the award-winning author of four books including Courageous Cultures: How to Build Teams of Micro-Innovators, Problem Solvers, and Customer Advocates and Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results-Without Losing Your Soul and a hosts the popular Asking For a Friend Vlog on LinkedIn. A former Verizon Wireless executive, Karin was named to Inc. Magazine’s list of great leadership speakers. Karin and her husband and business partner, David Dye, are committed to their philanthropic initiative, Winning Wells – building clean water wells for the people of Cambodia.

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