A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings | LinkedIn: "materials that would typically have been presented during a meeting be sent out to participants at least 24 hours in advance so people can familiarize themselves with the content"
"begin each meeting by providing attendees roughly 5-10 minutes to read through the deck"
"Once folks have completed the reading, it's time to open it up for discussion.There is no presentation. It's important to stay vigilant on this point as most people who prepared the materials will reflexively begin presenting."
"If the material has been well thought out and simply and intuitively articulated, chances are the need for clarifying questions will be kept to a minimum."