Meetings – love them or hate them, you cannot escape them. Wherever you work, chances are that you will be dragged along to or hold at least one meeting during your working week. Sometimes they are fun and productive but, often, they feel like an incredible waste of time when there are a million and one other jobs you could be getting on with.
Have you ever sat through a meeting and said to yourself, “what a waste of time, I could be getting my work done.” If your answer is yes, you are not alone. Meetings take up an ever-increasing number of employees’ and executives’ time, which has been a contributor to the expanding workday.