How to run efficient meetings with engineers
During my time as a software engineer, I always hated meetings, there’s nothing more boring than going to a meeting for which it was not really necessary for me to be there, contributing nothing and just nodding along. That was a long time ago - now I view the meetings as a necessary evil and an efficient communication tool.
Over the years I’ve run lots of meetings - some of them successfully, some not so much, but I think I learned some lessons along the way. I would like to share with you some of my learnings on how to run efficient and productive meetings with your engineers. Take all of this with a grain of salt, as these are my personal observations and not necessarily best practices in the industry.
Let’s start with the simple truth - to finish any software project you will probably need to conduct at least a few meetings - with clients, with developers, with...
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