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How Meetings Fail

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.

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An Overlooked Dynamic In Assessing Meeting Effectiveness

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. One of the ways of identifying ineffectiveness of meetings is how often items keep recurring with little or no progress.

The results of every meeting you attend must be measurable. While the results are important in evaluating the meeting this should not be the only lens through which meetings are evaluated.