Techonomics: Data-Driven Ways to Help Work Meetings Not Suck

By Jason Middleton

“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.”

– The Captain from ‘Cool Hand Luke’

This week’s topic touches just about all of us who work — meetings.

Whether you’re attending one, arranging one or orchestrating one, the next interview will be of value to you, I promise.

As someone who discovered, mid-interview, that I had been running my meetings wrong for years, I’ll attest to the veracity and efficacy of Professor Steven Rogelberg‘s new book, titled THE SURPRISING SCIENCE OF MEETINGS: How You Can Lead Your Team to Peak Performance from Oxford Press.

On the very day we recorded, the Washington Post listed The Surprising Science of Meetings as the number one business book to read this year.

Professor Rogelberg is a researcher and ‘meetings expert’ who offers an evidence-based approach to solving the common failures of workplace meetings—inefficiency, ineffectiveness, and a lack of engagement.


Have great weeks, everybody.

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