How do the internal meetings that happen within your firm make you feel?
Are you concerned that they seem to be ineffectual, unnecessary and only happen by habit?
According to a 3M Meeting Network survey of managers, 25-50 percent of the time people spend in meetings is deemed as time wasted.
Effective internal meetings should result in collaboration, action and progress for your firm, otherwise what’s the point of having them?
Without a clear decision being made, an internal meeting is simply a ‘talking shop’ – it’s like a boat sailing along without a rudder.
However, because internal meetings happen in most firms every week they are a fantastic chance to drive your firm forward every week!
Patrick Lencioni (author of ‘Death by Meeting’) believes: "…improving meetings is not just an opportunity to enhance the performance of companies. It is also a way to positively impact the lives of our people”
And, if you as a partner or manager attend up to 15 meetings a week as the research suggests, then better meetings could and should bring you a better more successful firm…
You time is scarce, click here to learn how to improve the success of the internal meetings that happen in your firm and put your time to good use.