Anthony Haynes writes: “We’ve got a meeting scheduled”: GROAN. Quite possibly, an even longer groan if it’s an internal meeting.
Meetings have, quite justifiably, a strong reputation for wasting time.
Yet it doesn’t have to be so. Meetings have long been the focus of research — and the findings from such research indicate things we do can do to make meetings more productive.
In an article entitled ‘The Science of meetings’ Steven Rogelberg has synthesised the implications of meetings research into 17 practical pieces of advice. They’re listed HERE.
It’s a great article. Everyone should read it!
If there’s a smarter way to increase productivity, we’d love to hear what it is.