Thoughts on Meetings

A meeting moves at the speed of the slowest mind in the room. (In other words, all but one participant will be bored, all but one mind underused. — Dale Dauten

Quotations

Heard in a Meeting about Meetings in Sydney, Australia

“Program manager: I think we should adopt the behaviours from the charter for meetings of the [Partnerships] section. [Steven], why don’t you read them out?
Steven: Respect other’s opinions and feelings, stay focused, turn off mobile phones, question self before others, participate enthusiastically and share experience and knowledge, have some fun….
Employee: Anyone telling me to have [...]