Have you ever received an internal meeting request and thought, “Why am I invited?” The meeting title is vague, has no agenda and it’s about to consume an hour out of your day. No!
Or better yet, a colleague approaches you in the hallway and wants to schedule a meeting with you. You’re thinking “Oh no—not again,” when you know you can probably resolve the need to meet right there on the spot, in an email or a quick phone conversation. Sound familiar? You’re not alone.
In a study conducted by Harvard Business Review,