Some feel business meetings are irrelevant but is this true? Are they being replaced with technology? Is it necessary still for people to physically get together? Some feel getting rid of them will make everything more impersonal than it already is which is not a good thing at all. These people enjoy actually seeing clients or coeworkers face to face from time to time because it keeps them closer. They like the personal touch that brings.
- It’s time to rethink whether we need to have meetings or not.
- Meetings are often seen as interruptions that can halt productivity.
- There are alternatives to meetings such as emails, texting, and collaborative software.
“Employees need time to get tasks accomplished, and these interruptions often seem to hamstring productivity.”