Whether you are managing multiple projects or a large team, your calendar has a tendency to fill up quickly. It becomes easy (and second nature) to get caught up in the “let’s schedule a meeting” game. Eventually this leads to days full of non-productive meetings with associates, unable to do their regular job, left to make statements such as “I don’t have time to work” or “Why am I even in this meeting?”
Let’s face it, sitting in meetings all day isn’t much fun. Combine this with companies cutting back on catering (wait, no food!) and you have a recipe for boredom and unhappiness. Here are seven ways to cut down on meetings and make the most use of the meetings you do have.