How To Use Email To Spend 50% Less Time In Meetings

A template to save you time.

Josh Spector
Dec 19, 2019 · 6 min read
  • Participants don’t focus during them because they know they’re not a good use of their time.
  • Participants tune out because the majority of time is spent sharing updates about stuff they either already know or that’s irrelevant to them.

An Email Template You Can Use To Make Meetings More Efficient

To help you understand how to use email to improve your meetings, let’s walk through a hypothetical scenario.

What To Do After You Send The Email

If you do nothing other than send an email like the one outlined above before every meeting — or have whoever initiates a meeting do the same —your time and your team will become infinitely more productive.

  1. Use the information to guide the meeting you schedule.

How To Deal With People’s Hesitancy To Do This

This may seem like an obviously better approach to meetings, but there will be people who won’t embrace it.

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