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Chapter 15: Shorten Long Meetings to Sharpen the Focus

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Shorten Long Meetings to Sharpen the Focus

I had just finished setting up another meeting with Jerry Ackerman when Ashley Parker walked into my office. We were going to lunch together to discuss her project, and she was a little early. There was a nice Italian restaurant, Mama Leoni’s, a few miles south of our office, and we decided to go together in Ashley’s SUV. It beats eating peanut butter and crackers at my desk any time.

Mama Leoni’s was a family establishment built in the 1950s; it was renovated in the 1980s but still retained the original leather booths. Anthony and Tina Leoni, the owners, still cooked on occasion, but Anthony, Jr., the Leoni’s oldest son, now handled the day-to-day management of the restaurant. The building had withstood both fire and flood during its 30-year history but had never closed for longer than two months.


  

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