Is unproductive 50% of the time
Includes unrelated matters 25% of the time
Only 25% of the time involves actual discussion
Does that surprise you? Standing or walking meetings will boost your creative juices by up to 60%.
You can still have chairs but include regular breaks when you can stand to relax your body.
Of course, the place for the meeting will always matter. It doesn’t just reflect your company, it also boosts interest.
• 86% of meeting attendees do not approve of answering messages or calls
• 84% of meeting attendees do not approve of writing emails or texts
• 75% of meeting attendees do not approve of reading messages
Short meetings of up to 15 minutes are the most productive. It discourages unnecessary comments and sticks to the agenda.
A large number of attendees will actively reduce the productivity of a meeting. If possible, limit it to between 7 and 10 participants.
Meetings are not always about talking. Focus more on ideas and actions. Get straight to the point. You can also set a two minute ‘silence’ period to provide some think time.
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