Since the start of the pandemic, I have pretty much eliminated face to face meetings. I may have done 3 in the past 3 years and hundreds of virtual meetings. Of those three meetings in person one did not show up, so I am not only losing the actual time that I have blocked off for the meeting, I lose the time to get there and the time to get back. Which is a killer for productivity.
Virtual meetings are a whole different story. Yes I still block off the same amount of time to meet with the person, but if they are a no show it’s not a great loss of time. Typically I will wait in the online meeting room for up to 15 minutes after the start time, cause sometimes life happens. Then if they are a … Read more