Meetings can be productive tools for business teams, but only if used effectively. Meetings are supposed to get employees, partners, and leaders together for mutual communication and team work, but too often they just end up wasting time. Instead of spending the hour creating a solution or directly ...
In a recent NYT article about work meetings, contributor Virginia Heffernan describes the only meeting ever led by Octavian Costache, the chief technology officer and co-founder Spring, a tech start-up in Manhattan. That incident occurred about a year ago, and instead of meeting to talk about the us...
It doesn’t take a scholar to tell you that we all spend too much time in meetings these days. But when researchers like Professor Nancy Koehn of Harvard Business School show that half of all meetings are a total waste of time, we can at least hope that those single-minded meeting organizers will...
Last week the New York Times ran an op-ed titled “When You’ve Had One Meeting Too Many,” and to no one’s surprise, the article shot straight to the top of the most-read and most-emailed list. Carson Tate, who runs a management consulting firm, wrote the piece after working with one too many ...