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On Getting Things Done and the Number of People in Meetings

On Getting Things Done and the Number of People in Meetings

by Frank Roche on January 14, 2010

in Business

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This rules-of-thumb quote summarizes why big groups of people who hold endless meetings have a hard time getting anything done:

HIRING CONSTRUCTION WORKERS
Two workers can do three times as much work as one. Three workers can do four times as much work as one. Four workers can do four times as much work as one.
Rick Lazarus, residential contractor, Spencer, New York

My rule is this– Not quite enough of two things: 1) rockstars, and 2) time.

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