February 1, 2014
WHAT FOLKS DO INSTEAD OF WORK:
How to Stay Focused In Long, Boring Meetings : Stretch, snack and widen your attention span to make the most of meetings (LAURA MCMULLEN, January 30, 2014, US News)
Yes, you care about next year's budget or this week's project update or last month's progress. (Or maybe you don't.) It's just - how are you supposed to sit still and absorb that information for a few hours when there are emails to answer, reports to write, appointments to reschedule and who knows what else? Long meetings can sometimes feel less like work and more like workouts - exhausting endurance tests during which you're expected to contribute and learn.
Posted by Orrin Judd at February 1, 2014 11:01 AM