“Meetings are stuck in the Stone Age,” writes Rebecca Hinds, organizational physician and entrepreneur, noting that most executives view them as inefficient and unproductive.
At her Work Innovation Lab, Hinds and research colleagues wanted to understand whether we could predict bad meetings before they even started. Based on their research, they identified three anticipatory questions that you can ask to assess whether a meeting could become dysfunctional:
By asking these questions, says Hinds, you can head off bad meetings and reclaim control of your calendar.
Looking at your calendar, can you spot any meetings that might be problematic? How might these 3 questions offer a more effective path forward? To join the conversation, click "comments" above.
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