Or even the will to live?
I can't remember many work meetings which weren't a waste of time... or when I didn't lose concentration. Not a unique experience, I discover, thanks to Phil Daoust's Guardian article which sums it all up pretty well, and shows that meetings are not the intellectually stimulating, creative event they are cracked up to be...
"No successful decision has ever been made in a meeting," said one contributor.
"Ninety percent of the time, in today's corporate world, calling a meeting is an abuse of power," said another.
So how can you make sure they work better? Check out the link below.