9 Tips for More Effective Business Meetings

Keith Krach
May 9, 2017 · 4 min read

1. Consider whether a phone call could replace a meeting.

2. Set a simple agenda.

3. Limit the number of attendees.

4. Establish a clear leader.

5. Manage off-topic points.

6. Encourage participation.

7. Experiment with logistics.

8. Reconsider weekly meetings.

9. Set a weekly meeting-free day.

Keith Krach

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Former Chairman & CEO of DocuSign. Cofounder & CEO of Ariba, Chairman of Purdue University, Chairman of Angie’s List and VP, General Motors

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