Have you ever participated in a meeting that seemed to have no direction or purpose?
How was the energy in the room?
"Most meetings are a waste of time and energy."
If you agree with that statement, then you might find this article useful.
I was working with a group of very bright technical experts on their strategies for building support for change. Lots of big words and lots of concepts being thrown around. We were all getting confused - and I do this for a living.
I stopped them, and said,” Look, it’s just energy. It’s either moving this way (toward support) or that way (into resistance).”