Like most organizational changes, meetings will only get better when those in leadership positions decide to make them so. Perhaps the ubiquity of all these Zoom meetings over the past month will get people thinking and talking about better ways to communicate and collaborate at work. Whether you stay with distributed work or go back to a location, improving meetings will not only raise morale but make room for what is really important in every workplace now — learning.
Harold Jarche wonders if the current despair around Zoom and meetings may provide a catalyst for rethinking the purpose and structure of meetings in general. In part, this falls under Steven Kolber’s call to ‘‘.