Meetings are toxic: They usually convey an abysmally small amount of information per minute.
What exactly is wrong with meetings and managers (or M&Ms, as we call them)? Well there is nothing intrinsically wrong with them. What's wrong is how often they're applied in office situations.
If you are in a room with five people for an hour, it's a five-hour meeting.
Meetings procreate: One meeting leads to another meeting leads to another...
By rationing in-person meetings, their stature is elevated to that of a rare treat.
We lead people not machines, we embrace spending more time with our team than in meetings.
Last but not least: Never forget to run the awesome Meeting-Ticker…