In April of 2017, my friend and fellow YPO member, Norm Smookler, interviewed Maureen Chant, the executive assistant to Canadian business Icon and YPOer, Jim Pattison. I was struck by the authentic responses Maureen gave to Norm and all of them rang true for me.
Bright ideas to be more effective together
A meeting cadence tempo is a pattern of regular Executive and EA meetings. Short, focused meetings increase momentum and efficiency. Too many unstructured daily touchpoints are a distraction. A well-developed tempo improves communication and accountability.
The executive and assistant partnership is greatly enhanced when a communication protocol is established. A well-developed protocol improves communication, accountability, team health and results.
The Harvard Business Review states 72% of a CEO’s time is spent in meetings. At LUMINI, our members grade the quality of every CEO meeting.