Leaders in any arena are concerned with the practices and skills that will help their teams succeed. Universally, one of the tools that ensures a team’s success is an effective meeting. Whether they are meant to brainstorm, make decisions, or inform, meetings can accomplish a variety of tasks in a relatively short time. The trouble arises when meetings are called without a clear vision or without the proper preparation. 20 Minute Manager: Running Meetings details how to call, prepare, run, and follow up an effective meeting.