There's a really good chance that the meeting you're about to host, attend, or fall asleep in is going to suck. It's not your fault โ€” there are many factors that leave meetings at high-risk to be sucky. Recent research shows that 67% of workers say that fewer than half the meetings they attend are worth the time. They're too long, they're boring, and keep you from doing what you'd really rather be doing: eating snacks at your desk.

Just how bad is your meeting about to be, though? The below flow chart will take into account time, level of hungoverness, location, and many other factors to help you determine the "meeting suck" factor. Once you've determined your risk level, you can do something about it โ€” because with a little work your meetings can be awesome.

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