Meetings tend to bring out the...weird in people. Think about it: you have a room full of totally different personalities who are obligated to work together for a common goal. And, let's face it, most of them don't want to be there.
It's a situation just asking for awkwardness—especially if you're the one who has to actually, you know, speak up to get things done.
Watch the video below by the folks over at FastCompany to see how even the most well-meaning meeting leaders can come across as wacky and out-of-touch.