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Who likes meetings?

Countless books advise managers on how to motivate staff. But motivation isn’t the problem. Generally, people want to work; they gripe when things like meetings stop them doing so. Indeed, a 2006 study showed there’s only one group of people who say meetings enhance their wellbeing — those who also score low on ‘accomplishment striving.’ In other words: people who enjoy meetings are those who don’t like getting things done.

From Help! How to be slightly happier and get a bit more done.

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