What I Learned from 40 Years of Editorial Meetings

By Jack Limpert

Three people: The best.

Four people: Usually good.

Five people: Sometimes good.

Six people: Rarely good.

Seven or more people: Almost always a waste of time.



  1. What about “two people”?

  2. John Corcoran, Jr. says

    “Two people?” If memory serves, that was called a chat with Jack.

    While I’m sure Jack’s list is original, if it sounds familiar that may be because a somewhat similar list has been used to describe an effective Menage-a-trois–or so I’ve been told.

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