On the way up - The meeting game and how to win - No serious player would dream of starting a match without strategic forethought. Learn how to use the Seven Deadly Skills of meeting manipulation.
Meetings are an unavoidable fact of life - it's no use trying to escape. A Harvard Business Review study showed that the average executive spends three and a half hours weekly in formal committees; and that the average committee comprises eight people, each of whom wishes three of the other seven weren't on it. The same average executive will spend at least a day each week in informal meetings and consultations.