How to Make Meetings Suck Less

Whoever owns the meeting needs to keep it moving

Jessica Powell
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Illustration: Simo Liu

Jessica Powell, the former Google vice president who wrote The Big Disruption and told you how to quit your job, is here to answer your common but tricky work questions. Check back every other week for more management advice with a tech inflection.

I am a manager with a secret: I hate meetings. I’m at a

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Jessica Powell
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Technophile, technophobe. Music software start-up founder. Former Google VP. Author, The Big Disruption. Fan of shochu, chocolate, and the absurd.