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Mark Cuban says he has 3 smartphones and receives about 700 emails every day

Mark Cuban, the billionaire 'Shark Tank' star who owns the Dallas Mavericks, said he got hundreds of emails every day but preferred that to meetings.
Beeswax chief technical officer Ram Rengaswamy, CEO Ari Paparo, and chief product officer Shamim Samadi.

After years of wasting time in meetings, 3 former Googlers decided to do things differently at their new startup

Pointless meetings are killers for productivity and can annoy employees in an office. The executives of the startup Beeswax, all former Google execs, say they've learned how to keep meetings streamlined and efficient.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a specific time slot open for "high-IQ" meetings.

Jeff Bezos always schedules his ‘high IQ’ meetings for 10 a.m. — and if something pops up later, he waits until the next day

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. that he takes his most challenging and important meetings around 10 a.m., and that he avoids meetings in the late afternoon.
The sports director Charly Wegelius talking race strategy with the American team EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale ahead of stage eight of the 2018 Tour de France. Tour de France buses are one of the few places where teams can enjoy some privacy, but they also serve as offices.

What really goes on inside a Tour de France bus during those closed-door meetings

The American team EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale invited Business Insider inside its team bus for one of its daily meetings. Here's what we saw behind the scenes at the world's biggest bike race.
Jeff Bezos.

Jeff Bezos admits Amazon has ‘the weirdest meeting culture you will ever encounter’

Every meeting requires a brilliantly written six-page memo which the whole room reads silently together.
All organizations should be actively trying to limit bureaucracy, says Jamie Dimon, pictured.

Jamie Dimon says bureaucracy is ‘a disease’ — and JPMorgan takes 5 steps to combat it

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon outlines his company's top strategies for eliminating the reach of bureaucracy in his latest annual shareholder letter.
The Wheel, how AWS helps run a big meeting.

Amazon spins a giant roulette wheel every week, and whoever’s group it lands on needs to do a presentation

Amazon Web Services spins this wheel to keep its managers on its toes, even at the largest meetings.
Brother Seck Kai sits peacefully in the Mindfulness Zone at Dreamforce on Wednesday.

Marc Benioff relies on these monks for guidance — here are their tips for holding better, more mindful meetings

Monastics from the Plum Village monastery gave meditation lessons and life advice to attendees at Salesforce's 170,000-person conference, Dreamforce.
"You haven’t said anything. Why are you in here?"

Elon Musk has reportedly used a brutal tactic to keep from wasting time in meetings

Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, takes saving time to another level, a former SpaceX employee says.