Did you know that a recent study reported in Harvard Business Review found that CEOs spent 72% of their total work time in meetings—and more than two-thirds of those meeting lasted an hour or more?
Meetings are, of course, a necessary fixture of how an organization functions. A well-run one can create alignment, clarity, and fresh ideas. However, the authors of the study cited above write:
“In our debriefs, CEOs confessed that one-hour meetings could often be cut to 30 or even 15 minutes.”