But meetings can be an extremely effective and efficient use of time. They enable rapid communication of important news, for problems to be effectively investigated, and for plans of action to be agreed by all.
This week's TeamTips is all about getting these results, by starting daily briefings in your organisation. It'll take you less than three minutes to read and is packed with practical, how-to tips.
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