Make meetings truly “meetings of minds” by choosing the appropriate combination of behaviour and thinking skills. As opposed to choosing people by rank or their tendency to agree with the bosses.

Makes sense really. Pick the people who will play nice, and contribute to a good outcome.

This is similar to my belief that we need to choose the right people to invite to brainstorming sessions. And some people are better off being excluded. This completely goes against my inclusive nature, but form personal experience (and not all of it pleasant) this does work much better for all concerned.

Read the full article: How To Make Your Meetings Count by Geil Browning via Tanneke Zeeuw.