After years of being stuck in meetings that were endless and unproductive, Madeleine van Hauke decided to start a business to help organizations get rid of these drains of people’s time and energy. Here, she shares her best advice for effective, productive get-togethers.
Here are ways to inject connection and meaning into events when you’re physically apart but virtually together, from facilitator Priya Parker.
Regular super-short meetings can yield major results — they serve to bond teams, keep projects on track, avert misunderstandings and more, says organizational psychologist Steven Rogelberg.
Steven Rogelberg, who studies meetings, shares 6 simple ways they can be improved. The next time you’re in a useless one, print this out afterwards and leave it on the chair of the person who led it.
Can you optimize a company for calm, not chaos? That’s what entrepreneurs Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson decided to do after they founded Basecamp. Here are 4 strategies they use to minimize distraction and maximize quality work time.