Have you ever walked out of a meeting feeling like you may have already had that same meeting in the past? Many companies have weekly status meetings, which are great to keep everyone moving forward toward a goal. However, too often these meetings aren't used for this purpose. When you bring people together to meet on something, you are taking them away from other items. Keep this in mind when you have people sitting around a table, and run your meeting in a way that gets people back to being productive. An infographic put together by Inc. Magazine summarizes the costs of meetings quite well.