Recently, I missed a 4 hour meeting 2 hours from my office. I got a summary from somebody who was there in less than 5 minutes.
One of the biggest complaints people have about work is having to attend meetings. Although I've never personally worked for anybody, I have attended my share of time wasting meetings over the years. Time after time I scratch my head and wonder... what good are they?
Don't get me wrong, I think there are times when a bunch of people simply need to get together to hash out a problem, but in my experience, meetings tend to be consumed by just a few people talking, and the rest wishing they were someplace else.
What I get a kick out of is that there's usually one or two people there who take notes, and more often than not, the entire meeting can be... [More]
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