If I had a nickel for every minute I have sat through meetings for work or with various community organizations, I swear I would be a millionaire. I am so wary of meetings now that when people ask me to come out, my first thought is to find a way to not attend.
Every manager and owner has one critical responsibility – recruiting. Then comes the nasty bit. Many leave because the work effort required is a surprise, because they aren’t as “lucky” as others, because their hands weren’t held as they crossed the road.
Mr. Lee suggests the success of Uber is a red flag for our industry, that gatherers of big data will soon create platforms where buyer and seller will meet to finally accomplish what has been threatened for decades – disintermediation.
AGMs get poor representation except by those who are paid to be there, those within a few minutes driving distance and those few of us who think membership deserves attention to the governance of our multi-million dollar asset.
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