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The Hamster Revolution for Meetings by Tim Burress, Mike Song, Vicki Halsey

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5THE ART OF MEETING LESS

“Hey, Iris,” I asked. “Do you find it hard to turn down a meeting invitation?”

“Kind of,” she said.

“What’s the first thing you do when someone sends you an invitation?”

“I check my calendar.”

“Here’s something I’d like you to check before you look at your calendar,” I said, pointing to The Hamster Revolution for Meetings Power Tools card.

“The POSE Meeting Reduction Tool?” asked Iris.

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“If you want to meet less, you have to POSE the right questions before agreeing to a meeting. POSE is an acronym that will remind you to ask some important questions:

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  1. “P is for Priority. Does this meeting relate to my top goals for ...

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