E97 - Habits and Meetings, plus book review of The 25 Minute Meeting with Donna McGeorge

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Habits and meetings: how we can move the dial 1% for more energy and more time. An update on implementing James Clear’s Atomic Habits and a book summary and review of Donna McGeorge’s 25 Minute Meeting.

  • Cement identity with visual cues and celebrating small wins.

  • Meetings for business as usual: 25 minutes,no more than 5 people, no more than 3 agenda items

  • Use Scan, Focus, Act as the formula for meetings.




Donna McGeorge’s The 25 Minute Meeting - Half the time, double the impact

Tips from the book:

  • Send an agenda ahead of time

  • No more than 5 people, no more than 3 agenda items

  • The 25 minute process is for business as usual meetings

  • Break down the process on how you will achieve each agenda item - ask, ‘how will we do that?’

  • The meeting can be broken down into:

    • Scan - assess context - 12 minutes

    • Focus - assess options with criteria matrix, voting cards

    • Act - the five Ws - who what where when why

  • Use variety like standing, walking, and visual recording.


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