If you are a meeting leader, you will want to read this.
If you are a meeting attendee, you will want to read this.
Whether you are leading a meeting or just attendee (“just” attending, as though that is unimportant), what you do before every meeting is important.
I’m not even talking about making an agenda, setting up the chairs right, or making sure your PowerPoint works well. You can read some great tips from Tom Dixon and from me here and here on meetings. Those cover the basics.