While preparing for a Skype meeting I thought about why and how meetings fail. I’m sure I’m not the only who’s been to a ton of meetings. I mean a ton of failed meetings. As much as they easily become productivity obstacles, they are necessary for enabling the success of enterprises.
The worst thing any leader could do is miss opportunities for learning. Being among more seasoned leaders in a series of meetings this week taught me a lot. Meetings are only worth what they produce. Justification for spending time and other valuable resources for meetings is when meetings help move you closer to goals and vision. […]