Dear conference call organizer,
We know your intentions are good. You want to save time. You want to avoid the headaches of travel. You want to open the lines of communication, keep everyone informed, and gather valuable input.
But far too often, these expectations fall short. Sometimes way short. We’ve all been on hour-long conference calls (or even longer) that are bordering on useless. Instead of being time savers, they end up being time sucks, momentum killers and energy drainers.
We’ve all used conference calls to multi-task: to respond to e-mails, write a memo,