Business View Magazine | November 2019

5 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2019 O p e n i n g L i n e s N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 9 MEETINGS AND EMAILS MAY BE COSTING YOUR ORGANIZATION MILLIONS OF DOLLARS D ouble Gemini, an employee productivity consulting and training company that works with Fortune 500 companies to improve workplace efficiency, has launched a FREE service for companies to assess how much time and resource dollars are being spent on activities such as emails and meetings. The service includes the delivery of recommendations and steps on how to be more efficient and save money. The service involves a 10-minute online, anonymous employee survey asking teams about their email habits and meeting activities. Paru Radia, COO of Double Gemini says, “Our clients are often shocked to learn the cost implications of having inefficient meetings and dealing with their inbox. Both activities usually take up over 50% of most people’s workday. For departments, or companies with over 400 employees, the cost to the business in resource hours is millions of dollars.” A client, Anjna Rughani, Global Head of Talent Development at WorldFirst said, “Double Gemini asked questions no one ever thinks to ask, and gave us insights into where our organization spends its time and how much it costs us. This helped us prioritize our training spend in the areas which would create the biggest impact and behavior change for the business and our people.” The simple survey asks specific and pertinent