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While yes business meetings are vital to the companies success and help to keep everyone on track and in perspective, some speakers of these meetings tend to drag it out longer then it really needs to be. This causes loss of valuable time which ultimately costs you money. So below I have put together a little list of a few ideas on what you can do during that meetings once it has crossed over into unproductive territory.
- Get Your Actual Work Done. When on a conference call, the director of programming at a major non-profit “put the phone on mute so I can tune out while doing other the work I am paid to do.”