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Carolyn

We consult, publish, and speak on the many ways to re-imagine the experience of work and adopt habits that yield the triple return of better employee experience, less waste, and greater outcomes.

Our insights have been published in Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, and The Huffington Post.

Dec 15, 2023

Let’s decide how to make better decisions

One of the most essential jobs of leadership is making decisions both big and small. We’ve found, however, that how you make decisions has just as much impact on the ultimate consequences as the decision itself. In our work…

WorkWise Guides

Did you Know?

  • Leader Signals

    Every hour that leaders spend after-hours translates to 20 minutes of additional time spent after-hours by your direct-reports.

    Be intentional—every action you take as a leader shapes the culture.

  • Team Health

    Cognitive diversity enhances innovation by 20% and reduces risks by 30%.

    A sense of belonging and ability to contribute are prerequisites.

  • Operating Model

    Decision effectiveness declines by 10% for every individual you add to a group beyond seven.

    Be disciplined about defining who provides input and who makes the call.

  • Work Practices

    Only 47% of knowledge workers surveyed are able to carve out focus-time during the workday.

    Schedule meetings with yourself and dedicate them to your most important work.

Shani Harmon and Renee Cullinan

We co-founded Stop Meeting Like This in 2013 to help complex, global organizations become more agile, productive, innovative, and energizing. We believe that a typical work day should be one in which meaningful work gets done, decisions get made, innovations flourish, and people thrive. Our practice is informed by decades spent as organizational effectiveness consultants. We consult, write, and speak on the many ways to reimagine the experience of work and adopt habits that yield the triple-return of better employee experiences, less waste, and greater outcomes.

Talking about how we help organizations, teams, and individuals transform the way work gets done and achieve exceptional results is one of our favorite things to do!