Use your time wisely – make your internal business meetings matter
How do the internal meetings that happen within your business make you feel?
Are you concerned that they seem to be ineffectual, unnecessary and only happen by habit?
According to a 3M Meeting Network survey of managers, 25-50 percent of the time people spend in meetings is deemed as time wasted.
Without a clear decision being made, a meeting is simply a ‘talking shop’ – it’s like a boat sailing along without a rudder.
However, because internal meetings happen in most businesses every week they are a fantastic chance to drive your business forward every week!
Patrick Lencioni (author of ‘Death by Meeting’) believes:
“…improving meetings is not just an opportunity to enhance the performance of companies. It is also a way to positively impact the lives of our people”
And, if you as a business owner or manager attend up to 15 meetings a week as the research suggests, then better meetings could and should bring you a better more successful business…