CBTS has an infographic that features tips on keeping your meetings punchy, productive and worthwhile. Consider the following:
What is it about meetings that drives people crazy?
According to survey data featured on the graphic, 76 percent of workers felt most annoyed when meetings seem “unnecessary.” Fifty-nine percent carped about the wasted time of off-topic discussions; 58 percent complained about rehashing material. Wasted time helps no one, so put a time limit on meetings. Also, don’t be afraid to stymie ancillary chatter in the name of staying on track.