Meetings are a necessary part of working together, but we have all been in our share of disappointing meetings. As a leader, you have the chance to effectively steward your people’s time, provide a healthy culture and protect them from tedious energy-wasting meetings. Consider that the typical professional attends over 60 meetings per month and that the Harvard Business Review found that 71% of leaders viewed meetings as unproductive and inefficient.
The following advice is basic. There may not be much new information here for you, but the real question is whether you apply these ideas to every meeting you lead. We all have room to improve.
Advice and Meeting Agenda Example Template