At a friend’s recommendation I came across this article with some helpful, practical tips on how meetings can be improved:
if run correctly, meetings are anything but pointless brain-killing, time-sucking gatherings. In fact, they can actually increase productivity and communication despite the time they take.
Meetings can be the most exciting part of your day or the most draining. If you’re really interested in making meetings matter more (sorry about all the Ms) try Patrick Lencioni’s Death By Meeting.