Meeting Challenge - 10 Common Misconceptions About it

10 Common Misconceptions About Meetings

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Published By - WisdomPlexus

Takeaways from the ShoreTel Build A Better Meeting Challenge

Meetings are a fact of business life, so why not make your gatherings as effective as possible?

ShoreTel can help. Our Unified Communications (UC) solutions are designed to improve collaboration, Meetings,
productivity and overall performance.

The ShoreTel Build a Better Meeting Challenge Between January 11 and April 30, 2016, more than 1,000 people took the ShoreTel Build a Better Meeting Challenge, an online survey that asked participants about their business meeting experiences. The data gathered yielded useful insights and some surprising results.

We summarized the highlights in this report, which challenges some commonly held beliefs about meetings
and those who participate in them. Read more about the results and, in the process, learn how to improve your
business meeting outcomes.

More than 1,000 people took the ShoreTel Build a Better Meeting Challenge, an online survey that asked participants about their business meeting experiences. The data gathered yielded useful insights and some surprising results.

10 Common Misconceptions About Meetings

1  People spend too much time in meetings every day.
2  Many view meeting outcomes to be less than desirable and a complete waste of time.
3  Millennials in particular struggle with meetings and prefer to communicate using other digital channels.
4  With the number of remote workers on the rise, more people now attend meetings remotely.
5 Getting meeting technologies to work significantly delays the start time.
6  Most people multitask during meetings.
7  The size of an organization has no bearing on the number of hours spent in meetings.
8  Setting an agenda is recommended, yet many do not follow this best practice.
9  Vertical industries such as education, healthcare and government spend more time in meetings.
10  People experience meetings the same way the world over

We summarized the highlights in this report, which challenges some commonly held beliefs about meetings and those who participate in them. Read more about the results and, in the process, learn how to improve your business meeting outcomes.

Meetings are a fact of business life, so why not make your gatherings as effective as possible?

ShoreTel can help. Our unified communications (UC) solutions are designed to improve collaboration, productivity and overall performance. If you’re looking to step up your business communications and further explore all that UC can deliver, contact the experts at ShoreTel today.

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