The Most Productive Times to Hold a Meeting

By Carla Turchetti

It’s Monday morning. The first thing you do to kick off the new week is gather your team and start with a meeting. That’s productive, right?

“Monday morning meetings are not a good idea,” says Patrick Sanaghan, president of The Sanaghan Group, an organizational consulting firm in suburban Philadelphia. “When people get to work on Monday morning, they need to center themselves and get on the same page with their people.”

Even if the meeting only involves the most senior level of employees, the Monday morning get-together slows down progress for everyone.

“If the senior leaders are all in a group together Monday …read more