The Internet at the Speed of Thought

5 Truths About Every Corporate Meeting

at 9:30 pm | By

We’ve all been here.

We’ve all found ourselves in meetings where we’d rather pluck our eyes out than be there. Half of them are not as productive as your boss claims them to be, and not to mention has nothing to do with your job responsibilities. But no matter the case, you still get dragged into an hour or so long meeting where you have to hear your long-winded boss talk about things that make no sense at all. And on top of that, everything seems to go wrong.

bored business people sitting in conference room

Credit: bikeriderlondon/Shutterstock

From lengthy powerpoint presentations to Bob snoring loudly after his narcolepsy kicks in, these are five things that go wrong in every corporate meeting…

Late Starts

businesswoman pointing at her watch

Credit: Syda Productions/Shutterstock

The meeting was supposed to start 25 minutes ago, but somehow the correct time and conference room location didn’t make it to the invitation. When everyone finally arrives, everyone’s waiting on Bob from Marketing to find the beamer cable for the projector.

The Agenda

Businessmen and businesswomen having a late time meeting at the office

Credit: Soze Soze/Shutterstock

The agenda of the meeting wasn’t carefully thought out, so your bosses are all over the place trying to put things in order. By this time, everyone is confused, irritated and ready to go.