Meetings are for discussion, emails are for status

Originally posted on blog.mozilla.org/ladamski on August 3, 2012

Just a short observation. I don’t think you should ever hold a meeting just read out status updates. If there isn’t time to meaningfully discuss the topics at hand, there’s no point in holding a meeting. Just send an email, blog it, post it to a wiki. But please, please don’t invite me to your meeting! Thanks!

Author: Lucas Adamski

20+ years in the bay area, with a diverse experience of leading hybrid software/hardware products, security, web platforms, devops and helping drive product. Diverse background from tiny startups to large corporations, lots of experience with distributed teams and building high trust cultures (and occasionally, failing to).

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