12 tips for better meetings
Focus on the basicsLarry Bohns advice could easily fit in a single Tweet. Start with a stated goal. Have an agenda. Ruthlessly manage time and topics, says Bohn, a venture capitalist at General Catalyst Partners in Cambridge.
Dont be afraid to set aside issues that surface, but arent relevant to the meetings objective, says Kelley Lynn Kassa, director of marketing communications for Datawatch, a Chelmsford analytics software company.