Meeting problems: why are they just so dismal?

Arggh! How many hours a week do we spend in meetings? And how many are actually effective? Don't answer that question - read this honest two-parter from Blaire Palmer on why meetings suck and what we can do about it.

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We spend approximately 1/3 of our week in meetings and about 50% of that time is wasted. That’s about a day a week per employee. Multiply...
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We spend 1/3 of our working week in meetings and at least 50% of that time is wasted. That’s about a day a week per employee. Multiply that...