INTRODUCTION

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The Problems with Meetings We Will Solve

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If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be meetings.

—DAVE BARRY

I remember the first business meeting I attended. Fresh out of naturopathic medical school, I was a new resident at the school clinic. We had a clinic conference meeting once a week with all the doctors. I thought the purpose was to be informed of anything we needed to know, discuss any issues we had, and, most of all, have ...

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