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10 Entrepreneurs Share Fail-Safe Strategies For More Effective Meetings

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We asked readers: How do you make the most of everyone's least favorite work routine? Here's what they had to say.

1. Plan ahead. Set the agenda one week ahead of time. Allow employees to comment on it prior to the meeting so they have time to really think about it -- and then stick to the agenda. -- T.J. Allan, owner, Ageless Fitness, Gillespie, Ill.

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