How to Optimize Your Meeting Schedule
Do you spend more time in meetings than you do actually working? While meetings are great for brainstorming, planning, and problem-solving, they can take up more time than necessary. This is due in part to the fact that people tend to default to one-hour meetings, regardless of whether or not a full hour is needed.
According to an article published on the LifeHacker blog, we should schedule different meeting lengths for different meeting goals. They suggest using the 10-30-50-90 rule:
- 10 minutes for check-ins and quick questions.
- 30 minutes for status updates and one-on-ones.
- 50 minutes for addressing multiple issues or topics.
- 90 minutes for brainstorming and problem-solving.
For more on this topic, read the full article below:
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