You know those meetings that seem to last forever? The ones where, afterwards, no-one really remembers what the meeting was supposed to be about in the first place? Well, those are the kind of meetings that not only totally fail to fulfil their purpose — but that also actually damage office morale and productivity!

As a manager — or future manager — you should know how to run meetings in a way that will not only get the job done, but also inspire and engage your employees.

So to help you do just that, here are 10 tips on how to make your meetings more productive:

Running a meeting might seem like an easy thing to do. But, as you can see from the infographic, there is a certain skill involved in doing it right — just like there is in almost everything else a manager has to do!

There are far too many boring meetings, and far too many mediocre managers in this world. So why not rather become exceptional at what you do?

Click here to find out how you can study part-time to become a better business manager.