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Final Note

Falling asleep and other things you do during meetings

Kai Ryssdal Feb 11, 2015
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This final note comes with this personal observation: I once had a boss in the Navy who only held meetings standing up — helped keep ’em short and on target, he said.

That wasn’t a bad way to go, because a report from Atlassian had this to say about the average workplace meeting attendee:

  • 39 percent slept during meetings.
  • 45 percent felt overwhelmed by the number of meetings they have to go to.
  • 73 percent said they did other work during those meetings.  

 

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