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Meetings Should Have Defined Start and Stop Times

Meetings Should Have Defined Start and Stop Times

  • Honoring people's time demonstrates respect and preserves productivity.
  • When meetings start late, it encourages tardiness and conveys disrespect for those who showed up on time.
  • Ending late causes cascading delays across attendees' calendars.
  • Define a clear start and stop time upfront based on the agenda.
  • The leader should then enforce these time boundaries, while allowing flexibility if the discussion warrants it.

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Death By Meeting is a business fable that focuses on addressing the issues of inefficient and unproductive meetings. Author Patrick Lencioni provides insight through a fictional story of a struggling tech startup company called Telegraph Industries. The CEO brings in a consultant to help improve their meetings, who shares techniques on making meetings more engaging and effective.

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