Posted on 22nd September 2023
Online or in person meetings
“I don't think anything replaces the face-to-face meetings and the personal connections that you get when you're in the same room or same place with people.” - Annamie Paul
Would you agree with this statement? Do you attend, organise or participate in a lot of meetings? And if you do, are these in person, on Zoom or Teams or a mixture of both.
There is no denying the fact that the way we communicate and the way we meet/have meetings has changed since the pandemic. Some would say for the better and some not. The pandemic did however open some company’s eyes to where/how meetings could be held.
According to Pumble, approximately 46% of respondents to a survey spend under 4 hours attending meetings, around 37% spend between 4-12 hours in meetings, roughly 12% spend between 12-20 hours in meetings and about 5% devote half of their workweek to participating in meetings.
All of this said, face to face meetings is still very popular, very useful, and can be a great productive way to learn, train, update, educate and make key business decisions.
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