Let’s face it, most merger professionals spend an inordinate amount of time in meetings: planning, coordinating, reviewing, thinking and rethinking and on and on. So much of a meeting’s productive potential (and therefore the pleasure or frustration of participating) depends on the composition of the attendees, from the leader on down.
A recent Wall Street Journal article identifies five different types of Meeting Killers, folks that stand in the way of progress, either directly or more nefariously, and some suggested ways of dealing with them. It’s a good, quick read. Check it out here: Meet the Meeting Killers.