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Silicon Valley CEOs Swear By This Super Simple Meeting Technique

How does one become awesome at running a startup? Like anything else that’s relationship-based, it’s a matter of communication.

Take it from Ben Horowitz, the high-profile VC and bestselling author.

He says that building the structures of communication is one of the CEO’s most important jobs.

“Absent a well-designed communication architecture,” he writes, “information and ideas will stagnate and your company will degenerate into a bad place to work.”

Communication happens in many ways: over email, through social networks like Yammer and Slack, and all-hands meetings, to name a few.

But Horowitz advocates the most fundamental form of conversation: the one-to-one meeting.

Read more: Business Insider

 

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