For most of my professional life, I’ve worked with software product development teams, as a business analyst and product manager. That means I get to collaborate with several different people to accomplish anything.
As a result, I’ve built a love-hate relationship with meetings:
I love meetings when they help my team build products and customers solve problems.
I’m not a fan of meetings that don’t make progress toward those outcomes, which seem to be most of them.
I suspect a lot of you can relate, so here are some thoughts on meetings, why they’re important, what challenges they present, and how you can make your meetings work with the help of Herrmann’s Stop & Think app in Microsoft Teams.