May 12, 2022

Should You Have a Meeting? (Infographic)

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To meet, or not to meet?

That actually isn’t the question — and that's a problem.

Right now, meetings are the default for better collaboration. No one is questioning them — they just show up. But when research shows that 70% of meetings keep employees from doing productive work, it’s time to rethink which meetings need to happen — and when it makes sense to collaborate asynchronously instead.

Are you unsure if all those calendar blocks are necessary? Use this infographic to help you decide.


Know some folks who could use this decision tree? 🤔  Click here to share the image or download the PDF.

👉🏻 Don't forget to check out our How to Change Your Team's Approach to Meetings guide if you're due for a total meeting makeover. 💄✨

Brianna Hansen

Brianna is a storyteller at MURAL. When she's not writing about transforming teamwork, she enjoys swimming, cooking (& eating) Italian food, reading psychological thrillers, and playing with her two cats.

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Should You Have a Meeting? (Infographic)

Written by 
Brianna Hansen
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May 12, 2022

To meet, or not to meet?

That actually isn’t the question — and that's a problem.

Right now, meetings are the default for better collaboration. No one is questioning them — they just show up. But when research shows that 70% of meetings keep employees from doing productive work, it’s time to rethink which meetings need to happen — and when it makes sense to collaborate asynchronously instead.

Are you unsure if all those calendar blocks are necessary? Use this infographic to help you decide.


Know some folks who could use this decision tree? 🤔  Click here to share the image or download the PDF.

👉🏻 Don't forget to check out our How to Change Your Team's Approach to Meetings guide if you're due for a total meeting makeover. 💄✨

About the author

Brianna Hansen

Brianna is a storyteller at MURAL. When she's not writing about transforming teamwork, she enjoys swimming, cooking (& eating) Italian food, reading psychological thrillers, and playing with her two cats.