11 Practices for Highly Productive Meetings (Infographic)

Meetings are necessary, but some might describe them as a necessary evil. Unfortunately, many people feel the same way: Too many meetings equal too much wasted time, say nearly half of workers.

Even so, there are 11 million of those meetings every day, averaging about an hour in prep work and over 30 percent of the day.

But there are ways to improve meeting times. The first way is to figure out the type of meeting you’re having—and the invitation list. It shouldn’t be an invite-everyone scenario, but an invite-only-who-needs-to-be-there. Mondays are bad meeting times, and timeliness is important too. That’s not just timeliness in start, but timeliness in ending, too. Post-meeting, a follow up and list of deadlines and responsibilities can help encourage people to complete required tasks.

Want to do more to improve your meeting times? Use the ideas in this graphic.

11 Practices for Highly Productive Meetings (Infographic)Originally posted on Quill.com.

 

 

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Eugene Feygin

Eugene Feygin has a B.S. in Advertising from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. As an SEO expert, he has published articles on the SEO trends and presented at multiple conferences on marketing research and tactics, user experience and social media management. He is the founder of digital marketing agency Raw SEO, and enjoys studying UX from both sides—as a user testing products and as a designer using the results to spur innovation.

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