In Focus on Meetings: Those Maddeningly Mundane Time-Suckers
Think about your workplace and the meetings that you attend throughout the week. Which ones are well-run and which are a waste of time?
Business meetings are the bane of our professional lives. According to The Muse, managers spent between 35 – 50% of their time in meetings. That’s a pretty significant number.
Authors of new book promote unconventional ways to make meetings more meaningful
A decade ago, Eric Lindblad—vice president and general manager of Boeing’s 747 program—multiplied the number of people who attended his meetings by their average hourly rate and concluded that meetings were a pretty costly way to communicate.