Meetings have been called a necessary evil, productivity killers and the most hated part of the work week. Are meetings getting a bad rap? We’ve all sat through unnecessary, time-killing meetings.
Why not ban them and work only through email? We are pros at volleying virtual communication in the workplace, but the downside is a reduced amount of in-person communication. Only through face-to-face communication can we read body language, have fluid conversations, foster true collaboration, and build rapport that can elude keyboard communication.
What if we stop hating meetings and work to improve them? Here’s how.