I hate to think how many meetings I have sat in that have basically been people catching up on email with the odd nod to the presenter.
We have a presentations style at work just for this occurrence – it’s the non-stop meeting style. We present at breakneck speed without any stops and without any time for questions. At the end we say “so is that agreed then?” and in many instances the answer from the non-listening participants is “yes”.
A wry smile came across my face when I saw this from Geek and Poke. Does this sound familiar to anyone?
I’ve been off work this week – decorating. Decorating is a practical job requiring the use of my hands and doing very little with a computer.
I was therefore please to receive this advice for my return to work:
I’ll let you know how I get on.
Something for funny Friday:
I started today with a bit of a smile.
I’m currently working on a desktop related piece of work, something that deals with real people’s real issues. I work in an organisation, though, that does rather enjoy it’s buzzwords:
Loving Geek and Poke today.
There are a few people around here who should read this and take note.