To meet or not to meet……these are the questions

1. Is there a real reason to meet? Developing a set of responses to questions raised by the legal department is a specific purpose for a meeting. Deciding on a new vendor for the project is a useful purpose. However, simply reviewing reports from field staff may not be a legitimate reason for a meeting.

2. Is now the best time to meet? Next Monday may not be the best time to meet if a key player is out of town, the survey data will not be available for another week or a reorganization affecting all of the team members will be announced this week.

3. Would something else work better than a full team meeting? If the purpose of the meeting is simply to get an update on the project, it might be better ...

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