The Psychology Behind Meeting Overload

The Psychology Behind Meeting Overload

s every sane person knows: Most meetings are a waste of time and the best meeting is usually a cancelled meeting. And yet, everyone is meeting in meetings all the time. This article gives a good overview of the biases in play here — among them such beautifully named concepts as Meeting Amnesia, Pluralistic Ignorance and the Mere Urgency Effect. Now go cancel a meeting.

From Weekly Filet #371, in November 2021.

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