When participants follow the Six Ps, board sessions, executive reviews, operating meetings, design and code walkthroughs, All Hands meetings, interviews, and any other forum where people convene to discuss a topic, individual and group performance are greatly enhanced.
Read materials sent in advance with enough lead-time to reflect on their content. If you are the meeting owner, make it easy for attendees to prepare, and for you and your team to step-back and develop perspective, by distributing background materials at least two days ahead.
Attend! You cannot contribute if you do not attend both physically (even if electronically, e.g. by phone or Skype) and mentally. Continue reading Six Ps to peak meeting performance.