Have you ever sat through a meeting and said to yourself, “what a waste of time, I could be getting my work done.” What may be worse is if people are sitting in YOUR meetings thinking that same thing.
Meetings are an absolute necessity to running a successful organization.
While meetings can be a useful strategy and process for sharing work progress, and connecting with others, excessive and poorly run meetings can have a significant adverse effect on productivity and employee motivation. Research has proved this over and over again.
MEETINGS KILL PRODUCTIVITY
- 70% of the 182 senior managers surveyed agreed that said meetings are unproductive and inefficient.
- 65% of Respondents said meetings keep them from completing their own work
- 63% of meetings didn’t have a planned agenda.
- A study by Microsoft showed that unclear objectives, lack of team communication, and ineffective meetings are among the top time wasters that workers around the world say make them feel unproductive.
Discover the Five Essential Steps to Conduct Effective Meetings
We will share with you the productive meeting best practices we have developed. We know these steps work because we have used and taught them successfully for decades with thousands of Business Owners, Executives, and Managers