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Shopify's Meeting Diet
By Clay Parker Jones profile image Clay Parker Jones
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Shopify's Meeting Diet

Shopify cancelled 76,500 hours of meetings. I think that's great.

Shopify is running a new-year calendar purge.

  • Removing all recurring meetings with more than two people
  • No meetings allowed on Wednesdays
  • Any big meetings (50+ people) have to be held during a six-hour window on Thursdays
  • Leadership cascade to encourage workers to decline other meetings, and leave large internal channels
Shopify Tells Employees to Just Say No to Meetings
The e-commerce firm is canceling all recurring meetings with more than two people and encouraging staffers to decline invitations and detach from big internal chat groups.

The reactions on Hacker News have ranged from pretty negative about Shopify's leadership...

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