Ask any consumer what they intend to spend for any coming holiday, and they’ll tell you, “Not much.” The media seems to support this with stories of closing small businesses, retailers heading into bankruptcy and of course, the crushing economy.
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Have more meetings is not beneficial. They aren’t where real work gets done. In fact, they do a good job at ruining your creative team member’s productivity. I’ve blogged about the importance of reducing meetings for years, usually noting how they are basically a destructive force you should minimize the impact of.