How to Make Meetings More Productive


A common complaint I hear from clients and workshop participants is how much time their meetings waste. The biggest mistake meeting organizers often make is not deciding on “the why” behind a meeting.

In this video, I discuss with the creator of Meeting for Goals software, Hadi Ossaily, the key components for making meetings more productive:




For other recommendations to make your meetings more productive, here are some of my additional tips:

The Secret to Productive Meetings

How to Plan a Meeting: Top 3 Steps to Take

Facilitate a Productive Meeting: How to Not Screw It Up

Facilitate a Productive Meeting: How to Prevent a Waste of Time

How to Plan a Meeting: 3 Little Bonuses to Rock It

How to Schedule Meetings with People in Different Time Zones

Do 15 Minute Meetings Actually Work?

Do 15 Minute Meetings Actually Work? – Part 2


If you prefer to get your tips from videos, here are some of my videos about how to plan and facilitate more productive meetings:

Video tips for more productive meetings






For details on how to hold more productive meetings, check out The Inefficiency Assassin: Time Management Tactics for Working Smarter, Not Longer.


About Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO®

As The Inefficiency Assassin™, Time Management Fixer Helene Segura empowers professionals on the go with the tools to slay lost time. Personal inefficiency at work leads to increased stress levels, lower morale, higher absenteeism, more turnover – and rising spending on employee health care and hiring. Why not improve productivity, decrease stress levels, and increase profits instead?The author of four books – two of which were Amazon best-sellers – Helene Segura has been the featured organization expert in more than 200 media interviews. She has coached hundreds of clients to productivity success and performance improvement by applying neuroscience and behavioral modification techniques to wipe out destructive, time-wasting habits.Helene turns time management on its head by sharing both client case studies and pop culture examples to teach her mind-bending framework for decreasing interruptions, distractions and procrastination so that companies can spend more time generating revenue.

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