Ben Yoskovitz, from the Instigator Blog, has a great list of ways to avoid pointless meetings. If you find yourself not wanting to avoid pointless meetings, you should read this book. If you do want to avoid them, read Ben’s post instead:
- Make sure the meeting has a clear purpose.
- Avoid suspense.
- Document what’s going on.
- Avoid distractions.
- Have an agenda.
- Avoid regular meetings if there’s no agenda
- Schedule something critical right after.
7 Ways To Avoid Pointless Meetings – [Instigator Blog]