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Hugo cofounders Josh Lowy (right) and Darren Chait (left) stick to a strict 10% rule when it comes to company meetings.

Here are 5 hacks for shaving down your company’s meeting time, from a startup that whittled theirs down to just 4 hours a week

Hugo, a meeting notes software startup based in San Francisco, has a "4-hour meeting week" rule, and its leaders suggest other companies do the same.

11 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous execs use to run meetings

Executives like Bezos, Musk, and Jobs developed tricks to combat bad meetings. Steve Jobs liked to have meetings with the fewest people possible.
Don't waste time.

A professor who’s spent years studying effective management says some of the best meetings involve almost no talking

To come up with a more creative idea, minimize talking in meetings at work. That way, everyone can share their thoughts without fear of looking silly.
A full 11 million meetings happen in America every day.

$37 billion are lost every year on these 12 meeting mistakes

A full 11 million meetings happen in America every day, yet a third of them are productive. Here are a few reasons why.

T. Boone Pickens asks the same question at the start of his meetings to make sure every single person comes prepared

Management advice from long-time executive T. Boone Pickens will help leaders ensure that people come prepared for meetings.
At their worst, office meetings can bring productivity to a screeching halt.

I used a free online tool to calculate exactly how much of my life I spend in meetings, and I was pleasantly surprised

Meetings can stall productivity, and companies are always looking to make them more productive. I figured out how much time I really spend meeting.

Mark Cuban says he has 3 smartphones and receives about 700 emails every day

Mark Cuban, the billionaire 'Shark Tank' star who owns the Dallas Mavericks, said he got hundreds of emails every day but preferred that to meetings.
Beeswax chief technical officer Ram Rengaswamy, CEO Ari Paparo, and chief product officer Shamim Samadi.

After years of wasting time in meetings, 3 former Googlers decided to do things differently at their new startup

Pointless meetings are killers for productivity and can annoy employees in an office. The executives of the startup Beeswax, all former Google execs, say they've learned how to keep meetings streamlined and efficient.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has a specific time slot open for "high-IQ" meetings.

Jeff Bezos always schedules his ‘high IQ’ meetings for 10 a.m. — and if something pops up later, he waits until the next day

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told the Economic Club of Washington, D.C. that he takes his most challenging and important meetings around 10 a.m., and that he avoids meetings in the late afternoon.
The sports director Charly Wegelius talking race strategy with the American team EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale ahead of stage eight of the 2018 Tour de France. Tour de France buses are one of the few places where teams can enjoy some privacy, but they also serve as offices.

What really goes on inside a Tour de France bus during those closed-door meetings

The American team EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale invited Business Insider inside its team bus for one of its daily meetings. Here's what we saw behind the scenes at the world's biggest bike race.