Treating meeting addiction: how one legal team cut back on meetings - and found happiness
Escaping the cycle of relentless meetings might seem impossible, but Telstra and Herbert Smith Freehills found a more ruthless approach had a huge impact on productivity
Last year, a tongue-in-cheek internal video featuring in-house lawyers at Australian telecoms company Telstra went viral among company employees. In the film, lawyers – including group general counsel Carmel Mulhern - proudly reported their achievements in rejecting meeting invitations and cutting back time spent on unproductive meetings.
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