Office fads come and go, but one thing remains constant: meetings, which can be as much a part of work culture as voicemail and microwaved lunches. Even in this digital age, meetings remain the go to way of handling everything from brainstorming ways to make busy times fun to personnel announcements. The average finance leader reported spending 24% of their time in a meeting. But roughly one fifth of that time was considered unproductive
With the advancements in technology and emergence of remote meetings, there are sometimes more meetings on the calendar than needed. If meetings become stale and unnecessary, they can hurt productivity and impact morale. No one wants that.
Here’s how to make meetings more useful for everyone.
Rethink the event
Think about all the meetings you schedule or attend, are they all necessary? Some weekly check ins may exist because they have always been held and not because … Read More