May 31, 2018

How to Craft a Meeting Agenda That Actually Works


You probably hate meetings, and who can blame you? There’s a reason 71 percent of us find meetings to be wastes of time.

But here’s the thing: It’s not the meeting’s fault. Meetings themselves are not inherently flawed. No, the reason you hate meetings is because you’re bad at them.

Well, you or whoever runs the meetings you attend is bad at them.

Meetings could be quick and effective gatherings where major breakthroughs occur, but they too often go off track or get bogged down in meaningless details. You’d be surprised at how much you can achieve when a meeting has a solid structure impervious to digression.

You can give your meetings exactly such a structure by checking out this infographic from The Business Backer, providers of business funding. The graphic lays out exactly what you need to do to create a meeting agenda that people actually stick to. See for yourself below:


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Matthew Kosinski is the managing editor of