You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Larry Page, And Other Famous Execs Use To Run Meetings

Business Insider Logo Business Insider | Slide 1 of 12: new caption

11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Larry Page, And Other Famous Execs Use To Run Meetings

Americans sit through some 11 million meetings every day — with the unproductive ones costing companies $37 billion a year.

We've already learned that meetings fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas, un-articulated ground rules, and other structural mistakes.

So we decided to look at how some of the most effective executives in history — from GM czar Alfred Sloan to Apple prince Steve Jobs to Facebook queen Sheryl Sandberg — run the meetings that invariably fill their calendars.

Here's what we found.

© Justin Sullivan/Getty Images; David Paul Morris/Bloomberg; Didier Baverel/Getty Images

More from Business Insider

Business Insider
Business Insider
image beaconimage beaconimage beacon