Meetings are a fact of life in the business world — and they can certainly be useful.
They serve as a vehicle for communication, give rise to innovative brainstorming sessions, and help businesses develop solutions to critical problems. They can also play a role in maintaining company culture and help employees build solid relationships with their colleagues.
Yet the average worker spends as much as a full workday every week in or planning for meetings.
Is that time well spent?
And, more importantly, how can you tell if your meetings are actually valuable or time wasters?