Tired of meetings that go on forever? Determine the stop time when you schedule it. Begin the meeting with a reminder of this hard stop time.
It may even be helpful to instruct someone to give gentle nudges as the end time draws near.
By having a predetermined “stop” time, it forces attendees to stay focused on the topic at hand. It also makes it easier to prepare a realistic agenda.
What other tips do you have for ensuring a meeting is productive?