5 Email Templates For Following Up On Action Items

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Have you ever walked away from a meeting with a sneaking suspicion that nothing discussed in the meeting will get accomplished? Were you right? Early on in my career, I had too many meetings where followup items just didn’t get done.  It wasn’t because the people were incompetent or didn’t care… normally, it was because […]

7 Questions For The Productivity Pro

The best way to learn about any subject is to study the leaders of that particular field. For this week’s post, we had the pleasure of speaking with Laura Stack about different ways to increase productivity in the workplace. Laura Stack is America’s premier expert in Productivity. For over 20 years, her seminars and speeches […]

3 Project Management Tools

Here at Less Meeting, we’re no strangers to the project management world. Many of us are former PM’s and many of our users are PM’s trying to find better ways to manage their always growing workload. Along the way, we’ve picked up a few tips from users who are using software to help maximize their […]

Productivity Tools You Need To Be Using

The old saying, “if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it” is a mantra for mediocrity. If you could be doing something more efficiently and save time doing it, isn’t that something worth fixing? By very definition, good technology is intended to make your life easier. With the invention of the internet, smart phones, and other […]

First Up on my To-Do List: Keep my To-Do List

Have you seen any of the posts lately calling out to-do lists as Productivity Porn? They want us to give them up, go cold turkey, and – I know this sounds crazy – start relying on our brains to remember what to do. This would be awesome, right? Freedom from that layer of post-its taped […]

Why I Want This Calendar…And You Do Too

Last week a couple of us in the office caught up with one of our startup neighbors from down the street, James Martin.Whether you realized it or not you might have seen his awesome design work before at TripLingo or iamjamesmartin. In any case, among some good conversation and strong coffee he told us about […]