In many positions, it can be easy to find ourselves spending our entire days going to meetings. Meetings can play invaluable parts in moving forward an idea, a project, an organization. However (and aren’t we all guilty of this, to one degree or another?), meetings also can turn into social occasions, at which little if anything gets done.
Along that line, do you have to go to every meeting to which you are invited? And of those that you should and do attend, do you have to be there for the duration? Here are some thoughts on those, and other related, matters.