Also, being a billionaire.
But if there’s one other thing he’s known for, and has been highly consistent about over the years, it’s a productivity habit that he’s articulated again and again.
It comes down to this: Fewer meetings, more emails.
“No meetings or phone calls unless I’m picking up a check,” he told Thrive Global in 2016. “Everything is email.”
“I’m not big on ‘Let’s go eat lunch” meetings,”he told Inc.com in in 2014. “The only way you’re going to get me for a meeting is if you’re writing me a check. Same with phone calls. They’re a waste of time.”
“Yes,” he said in a highly meta video last year, in which he referenced his Inc. interview while editing his own Wikipedia page to reflect his anti-meeting mantra. “I hate meetings. Nobody likes meeting expect the people who bring the donuts and the people who like