Meetings are a fact of business life. Some are necessary, some less so. But in all cases, meetings can be improved by having a clear understanding of the intended discussion topics and the desired outcome up front.

This can easily be described in the meeting request itself, allowing the invited participants to prepare properly and share a common purpose with the others.

A meeting request with nothing in the description is not a meeting request, it’s just a request for time, which is the most precious commodity. We can fix this by ensuring there’s something in the body covering the topic and those outcomes.

Let’s do that.