One more secret to better meetings – less people

Many of us remain frustrated by the time we waste in meetings. In an article a few years back we published some interesting statistics on the time and money wasted in meetings. Unfortunately for most organizations this has not improved.

Often the problem is limited preparation and no follow-up. Meeting organizers who started using MeetingKing have reported enormous time savings and a much higher success rate in task completion than when using other tools. So if you are not using MeetingKing at the moment try it now for free.

However in addition to better meeting preparation and follow-up, there is more you can do. One secret to more productive meetings is to limit the number of participants. Recently Sue Shellenbarger of the Wall Street Journal published an interesting article.

Watch WSJ’s Sue Shellenbarger discuss finding ideal meeting sizes and the research behind it on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero in the following video:

Read the article “A Manifesto to End Boring Meetings” by Sue Shellenbarger in the Wall Street Journal.

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