8 Tips on How to Be a More Successful CEO

Jason Fried of 37 Signals
Chris Strong
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Don't Overschedule Yourself

"We rarely have meetings. I hate them. They're a huge waste of time, and they're costly," says Jason Fried, co-founder of 37 Signals, a collaboration-software company in Chicago. "They chop your day into small bits, so you have only 20 minutes of free time here or 45 minutes there. Creative people need unstructured time to get in the zone. You can't do that in 20 minutes."