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3 solid strategies to fix terrible meetings in a hybrid workplace

JOSH LEVINE & LINDSEY CAPLAN, JUNE 2, 2021: Now that the work-world is faced with the increased friction of getting humans to come to the office, it won’t be long before “That meeting could have been an email” tweets are joined by “That in-office day could have been a Zoom meeting.”



Bringing people together at a specific time, whether physically or virtually, takes energy. The scheduling, the task-switching, the attention required all have cognitive costs. And in a world where the number of meetings has only increased—doubled over the past year, according to Microsoft—that feeling of “I put on pants for that?” will become more common.


Now that the work-world is faced with the increased friction of getting humans to come to the office, it won’t be long before “That meeting could have been an email” comments are joined by “That in-office day could have been a Zoom meeting.”



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