We define how we play the game. If we don’t, the game plays us.
Here’s a pet peeve that’s hurled at me every week as I work with my clients. And I’m not exaggerating – every week: We have too many meetings. They’re tedious and unproductive.
So why are we playing the “let’s have a lot of tedious meetings” game? Why are we not defining how and what we want our meetings to be?