Dick Axelrod in the New York Times

Berrett-Koehler Staff Posted by Berrett-Koehler Staff.

Connecting people and ideas to create a world that works for all!


Dick Axelrod in the New York Times

"The meeting-gone-awry column drew plenty of responses. Possibly one thing that still unites us as a society is our dislike of bad meetings.

I’m intrigued by this reader’s suggestion. Giving everyone a sense of agency in keeping meetings efficient sounds smart. But I suspect that in practice it still comes down to how any given meeting is led.

Still, the primary point here is echoed by feedback from another correspondent: Dick Axelrod, founder of the Axelrod Group, a management consulting firm, and co-author of Let’s Stop Meeting Like This."

[Continue reading at The New York Times]