Every meeting starts long before you walk through the meeting room door.
If it is a series of meetings then you may have previous assigned actions that need completing prior to the next meeting. If it is a new meeting then you should have received the agenda and seen the list of participants.
As a participant, it is your responsibility to bring as much of your experience and knowledge into each meeting that you attend. Why else have you been invited?
Every participant must have the mindset that pre-meeting preparation is essential to complete; not just for themselves, but for the other participants as well. For example, it is not just your ...