There are some interesting statistics here on the benefit of meetings and asks a good question 'are meetings really benefiting your organisation?' given that 73% of us do other work in meetings, is it time to assess the need, outcomes and format of how and when we all get together?
You know the feeling: You get invited to a meeting by a person you don’t really know, about a project you’ve barely heard of, and you’re not sure how you can best contribute to the meeting. Click. You accept anyway. Find out just how much time this simple act wastes, and what you can do about it, from David Grady (TED Talk: How to save the world (or at least yourself) from bad meetings) and Jason Fried (TED Talk: Why work doesn’t happen at work).