Most of us can’t avoid meetings at work, but we can take steps to eliminate the needless ones and make the remaining more efficient. The key to making meetings productive rather than destructive is design thinking, according to Maya Bernstein and Rae Ringel, consultants working at the Georgetown University Institute for Transformational Leadership.


“People who have applied this design process to their meetings tell us that it has radically affected both the efficacy of those gatherings, and the attitude people in their organizations have about them,” write Bernstein and Ringel in their Harvard Business Review article.


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