How to hold better, shorter meetings

Meetings are an essential part of business life, and, whether you find them exhausting or energizing, you’d probably agree that most could make better use of your time. The people at intelligent calendar assistant maker Clockwise say the time people are spending in meetings has jumped 25% since pandemic-related lockdowns began, and that trend is unlikely to reverse itself any time soon.

I’ve picked up a few tricks over the years for making the meetings I host more productive. For example, I schedule all of them by default for 20 minutes instead of the usual 30 because I find the compressed schedule forces people to get to the point faster and we can always run a little over if necessary.

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Source:: Computerworld