Meetings that involve 15 people slouched around a board table, waiting hours for the bit that involves you while trying not to eat all the biscuits, are rightly recognised as a waste of time. There’s a marked shift towards shorter, faster meetings and impromptu, informal chats that facilitate progress without being an epic time suck. An environment that enables a more fluid, spontaneous approach to meetings, where you don’t have to book a room every time you want to talk, could significantly boost productivity.
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Sources: Officebroker.com Sennheiser Communications