Meetings vs. Meetings (or, What Constitutes a Real Meeting?)

Meetings vs. Meetings (or, What Constitutes a Real Meeting?)

There are meetings, and then there are meetings—about 11 million every day, by some estimates! Workers spend an average of about six hours a week in meetings (my, that seems low according to personal experience!). And participants say about 50 percent are ineffective and unnecessary. No wonder people in general dread having to go to meetings and why the word has a negative connotation.

The problem is that there is little distinction between the types of meetings we&rs

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