In the United States, 25 million meetings take place every day.
In an ideal world, that would be a good thing. That would mean that organizations were getting things done and making things happen.
However, we do not live in an ideal world. We live in a world where, according to an infographic from Fuze, executives consider 67 percent of meetings to be failures. In fact, more than $37 billion is spent on unproductive meetings each year.
Why are meetings so unproductive? The graphic lists three reasons:
1. People multitask. More than 90 percent (92 percent) of people admit to multitasking in meetings.