Momentum Podcast: 825
Meetings are a Must
by Alex Charfen
I talked to a lot of entrepreneurs on a weekly basis. I'm the type of person who actually loves to spend time around entrepreneurs, and I do whatever I can to spend most of my time around entrepreneurs. I live here in Austin, which is an incredible entrepreneurial community. So most every party I go to, I go to a time that I spend with other people is almost always surrounded by or has a very high percentage of entrepreneurs in business. And when I'm talking to entrepreneurs, I often ask them about their teams. And one of the things that I hear over and over again is I want to grow a team, I want to have a successful business. I just don't want to be in any meetings. Well, I have a contrary opinion of this, clearly doing what I do, and I want to share it with you today, because I think this may be the key to so many entrepreneurs actually having the business and the life that they want.
If you are an entrepreneur that hates meetings, I feel you. I've been there.
Early in my career, I avoided any meetings with my team. I felt like they were a waste of time and unproductive, and I could always be doing something more important.
It wasn't until I figured out how to make meetings productive, effective, and exciting that my business grew as fast as possible.
Once I had a system to make my meetings effective, I realized that my company wasn't growing because I wasn't meeting with my team and setting clear expectations.
Let me share with you how to make your meetings productive and exciting so that you and your team can achieve everything you want.
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