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How the Office Can Boost Energy with Benjamin Laker (S3:E6)

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When do meetings do more harm than good? Benjamin Laker, author and professor of leadership at Henley Business School, led research around the effectiveness of meetings and meeting-free workdays. He also studied the four-day work week and suggests we reframe how we think about the workplace now that most meetings are hybrid.

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