1. Set a time limit. Try 30 minutes. If you need more that, it could be a sign you’re relying too heavily on staff meetings to get information.
2. Create an agenda. When there’s no agenda, there’s no control. When there’s no control, there’s no buy-in. A fixed agenda, sent out 24 hours before the meeting, symbolizes your commitment to getting the important stuff done without wasting the staff’s productivity time.
(Read original article 3 Reasons Your Staff Meetings Suck - And How To Fix Them by Michele Miller, Wizard of Ads Partner @ WonderBranding.com)