Who said meetings need to last one hour? They should last as long as they need to and not a minute more. Your job is to figure out how long that is.
Starting a meeting late creates a bad first impression. There are plenty of things you can do that will help your coworkers arrive on time.
When it comes to meetings, shorter is usually better. Learn what you can do to keep your meetings on a nice tight schedule.
Cutting time from a meeting doesn’t require magic. You don’t need to be an executive. You simply have to try these meeting time savers.
Managers gather status updates in meetings with their staffs because they believe it saves time. It might save them time, but it sure doesn’t save the organization time.
I am a third year member of my city’s transportation commission. We have monthly meetings that last 2.5 hours on average. The long ones run 3-4 hours. Last night we had a long one.