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8 Rules for Meetings from Google

Whether you work for a startup or a multinational corporation, too many of us suffer through bad meetings.

But as former Google CEO Eric Schmidt notes in his book, How Google Works, a well-run meeting can make a real difference to a company: “It’s the most efficient way to present data and opinions, to debate issues, and yes, to actually make decisions.”

Schmidt and his team developed an easy to remember set of rules to turn “demoralizing time wasters” into real opportunities.

These guidelines are summarized in the presentation below: