It's December, and we're on the cusp of the new millennium. The Y2K doomsday crowd is predicting massive power failures, even economic collapse, while others are prognosticating the dawn of world peace and global understanding. Whichever way it goes, one thing's for certain: Most of us will find ourselves in a staff meeting that first week of January.
The weekly staff meeting is one of corporate America's most despised rituals. The typical version lasts about an hour and is scheduled