‘Meeting Doomsday’ And ‘Calendar Bankruptcy’: How Leaders Are Battling Meeting Overload
11 Aug 2022
It was the return of business travel that tipped Stephanie Dismore’s calendar over the edge.
Earlier this year, as the HP senior executive juggled running to airport gates with a schedule still filled with pandemic-era Zoom calls, Dismore sat down with her assistant and did an audit of her meetings. Some were delegated. Meetings set up simply to share information were canceled, with a request sent for a slide deck. The rest were given a hard look and had to pass a test to stay on her calendar.