Quotes of the Week: Meetings

November 12, 2013 | 1 Minute Read
This post was originally posted on my old blog.

Meetings are toxic: They usually convey an abysmally small amount of information per minute.
- Rework: Change the way you work forever
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.
- Remote: Office not Required
If you are in a room with five people for an hour, it's a five-hour meeting.
- Remote: Office not Required
Meetings procreate: One meeting leads to another meeting leads to another...
- Rework: Change the way you work forever
By rationing in-person meetings, their stature is elevated to that of a rare treat.
- Remote: Office not Required
We lead people not machines, we embrace spending more time with our team than in meetings.
- The Team Leader Manifesto


Last but not least: Never forget to run the awesome Meeting-Ticker