Thoughts on Meetings

If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be “meetings.” — Dave Barry

Controlling the Meeting

Using the Parking Lot

In meetings, keeping a list we call the “parking lot” is a fairly standard practice. As the discussion unfolds, we “park” there any items that arise that aren’t on the agenda, but which we believe could be important someday soon. Here are some tips for making your parking lot process more effective. 

Controlling the Meeting

Meeting Cost - iPhone App

Track the cost of meetings with this iPhone app.

Have you ever sat in a meeting, looked around at all the people who aren’t participating and wondered just how much money is being wasted?  With Meeting Cost, simply select and average salary or wage, the number of participants and start the counter.  A simple counter displays [...]