Meeting Optimization Too

MediaPost Publications: Meeting Optimization Too 05/12/2009.

“This means they spend at least 19 hours and 15 minutes, almost half their official working week, in meetings.”

Interesting data — I think I spend even more time in meetings per week than this study indicates. I have adopted the habit (don’t know if its good or bad) of calling in if there is a conference bridge available instead of going to the meeting in person as often as I can. That way, I can multitask during the meeting — sometimes even scheduling other meetings while participating in the current meeting.