Do You Really Need to Hold That Meeting?
By Elizabeth Grace Saunders
CONSIDER MEETING
Should I hold a meeting?

Should I Hold a Meeting?

Have I thought
through this situation?

NO

Schedule time for strategic thinking

YES

Do I need outside input to make progress?

NO

Schedule time
for doing the work

YES

Does moving forward require a real-time conversation?

NO

Send an email

YES

Does this necessitate a face-to-face meeting?

NO

Use chat, call, or schedule a video conference

YES

Schedule and prepare for the meeting

YES

Meeting Time

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