He sure knows how to clear a room
Faster than you can say meeting adjourned.
wish if my workplace applied this before
Back before retirement, management usually catered most meetings — those of us not invited would be called “Seagulls” for swooping in on all the leftovers afterwords.
If you’re late to meeting or leave early, then donuts. Missing the whole meeting is too big a reward.
Donuts, the wonder food!
Looks like the best deal out there.
Yes. Yes you did.
We never had regular meetings, only special training sessions, live survival training.
I like meeting with my team. We usually catch up on kids and vacations for a while before we decide who is going to configure the firewall or whatever.
When I was single and a night owl, our daily engineering meetings gave me a chance to catch up on some sleep!
How many meetings can I miss, if I bring Danish?
Wally is going for coffee..!
There won’t be another meeting and there won’t be any donuts.
All donuts, all the time and no meetings sounds like a place I want to work
I think he just sold them their freedom for a donut hole.
The problem with a lot of managers is that they missed class the day the importance of agenda and brevity were stressed.
If no one shows up for meetings then no one has to buy donuts, or show up for any of the PHB’s future meetings. Win-Win all around.
His theory had a hole in it.
Once again the PHB displays why he is management material.
Dollars to donuts he’s right.
One of the best things about my job was that I couldn’t attend staff meetings, and so just got the five-minute summary later.
If everyone misses, there will not be a need to buy any donuts.
No “next meeting” for you, PHB. Just lots and lots of donuts….
“Mmm … donuts. Is there anything they can’t do?”
— Homer Simpson
If you never attend another staff meeting, you will never have to buy any Donuts.
But if there are donuts, then it’s worth coming to the meeting