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How 3 Billion Meetings Per Year Waste Time, Money and Productivity in the Enterprise

|   Aug 10, 2010
Meetings are often a waste of time in the Enterprise. Every employee has sat in countless meetings that drone on – meetings where you’re not really needed, meetings about mundane details of the business, even meetings to plan for future meetings. With an estimated 11 million formal meetings per day in the United States, corporate America has been held hostage by 3 billion meetings per year. It’s not that every meeting is a waste of time, or useless, but rather that meetings are overused and often unnecessary when there are tools like social software that can be used to collaborate instead. CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE At its core, a meeting is a gathering of people designed to allow collaboration on a specific topic.… Read more »

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