Meetings are a waste of time

by Ashvini Kumar Saxena on January 20, 2011 · 5 comments

in Productivity

In one of my post I talked about why meetings are waste of time . Here is a wonderful explanation and some suggestions why meetings are absolute killers.

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Veronica Cervera November 19, 2011 at 12:33 pm

I absolutely agree with this. Great video.

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Jeremy Brown September 20, 2011 at 6:05 am

I agree and disagree with the video. I agree that MOST meetings are a waste of time and a distraction, but some meetings are a must.

The key is to make the meeting short and to get right to the point. That keeps people awake and it’s 10 times more effective than having a 2 hour meeting talking about nothing.

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Ashvini Kumar Saxena September 20, 2011 at 2:29 pm

Hi Jeremy,

Welcome to my blog. Thanks for your comments.
I agree with you that sometimes meetings are must . However I have observed that meetings these days become more of a show off( as in how many and who are attending). If it is short and sweet, no problem :)
Best regards,

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Aswani January 22, 2011 at 11:08 am

Excellent video. Ashvini, I also don’t like these meetings. One of the reasons for the same is that I tend to get sleepy in these meetings :P

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Ashvini Kumar Saxena January 25, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Sleepy is one of the problem. There are bigger ones such as distraction, more meetings and wastage of time. I wish there are less meetings

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