Tired of weekly status meetings? Then you might want to try scrum meetings instead, they keep your weekly status short, focused and to the point. They encourage team members to stand up thoughout the meeting to keep them as efficient as possible, because nobody wants to stand for over an hour.
Often times, status meetings are like hearing someone's to do list, scrum encourages participants to focus only on high level updates. For some tips on how to make your meetings something everyone talks about in a good way, see below.