Meetings with Impact

Stephen Lynch’s guide to how to run well-structured meetings that keep everyone focused and engaged and hold people accountable for performance

KPI Best Practices from Amazon

KPI Best Practices from Amazon

Summary of a chapter from the book “Working Backwards”, about how Amazon uses metrics – key performance indicators (KPIs)

The Triple Peak Workday

Triple Peak Workday

A Microsoft study shows the average workday has expanded by 1 hour, and 30% of people resume work after dinner

Asynchronous Daily Huddles

asynchronous daily huddle

How to run an asynchronous daily huddle with geographically dispersed teams to coordinate work and coach people more effectively

Do I Need to Attend That Meeting?

Do I need to attend meeting

Managers get invited to a lot of meetings, but not every meeting is important. Use these rules to figure out which meetings to attend

How to Write Better Emails

Communicate clearly, avoid misunderstandings, and save time. Making time to craft a better email saves time (for everyone) over the long run.

The Meeting Facilitator’s Role

The meeting facilitator’s role is to optimize meeting productivity and support the decision-making process

No excuses culture

To create a high-performance, no excuses culture, start by implementing these management best practices.

Open vs Closed Door Management

Carve out 2 hours of uninterrupted time to get “The One Thing” done every day. Then set aside “open door” times for team members to speak with you.

The 70-20-10 Ratio

The 70-20-10 ratio has several applications: Time allocation in meetings; Resource allocation for driving innovation, Job training

Less is More

Less is more. It is better to do less and do it well than to take on too many things and spread yourself too thin. Focus on less to achieve more