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Bloomberg chairman Peter Grauer spends 55% of his work time with colleagues

Published on Mar 17, 2014 9:41 PM
Peter Grauer, chairman of Bloomberg LP. -- BT FILE PHOTO: YEN MENG JIIN

Time matters a great deal at leading financial news company Bloomberg, which has a speed desk to help it be the fastest to break the news.

Time is a big deal too for its chairman Peter Grauer, who believes in tracking every working hour so as to spend time on the things that matter.

He shared at a talk at the Singapore Management University on Monday that he spends 15 per cent of his working time thinking about the firm's financial issues, 12 per cent with clients and up to 7 per cent on company strategy. Another 10 per cent or so on other work engagements such as those linked to the boards of companies he sits on.

But he spends most of his time - or 55 per cent to be exact - of his time with his Bloomberg colleagues.

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