Tuesday and 3pm is the Most Agreeable Meeting Time


I think crowd sourcing is an interesting way to make data driven decisions on daily life. Take scheduling meetings for example. It’s a nightmare to find a time that works for everyone. Meeting scheduling website When Is Good looked at 100,000 responses to 34,000 over 2 years and found that 3pm on Tuesday is the most agreeable time for a meeting.

The basic findings of their crowd sourcing study are as follows:

  • Event invitations are most likely to be accepted for a Tuesday at 3pm.
  • Surprisingly, very little variation exists between the days of the week.
  • On average only 3 or 4 people out of 10 will be available at any given time.
  • People are happier than you might think to work through lunch.
  • Flexibility jumps up at 10 and 11 in the morning, but peaks at 3PM.

[via Lifehacker.com]

Published by Neal Mueller