Richard Branson Champions Better Meetings

5.16.2013
Team Oblong

source: www.virgin.com

According to new research, we spend 16 hours a week, 200 hours a year, and 322 working days in our lifetime in meetings. People increasingly express frustration that meetings are taking over their work lives and hindering productivity. Recently posted on Virgin Entrepreneur's blog was an article highlighting the growing frustration of meetings killing our working day. This subject is near and dear to our hearts at Oblong, as we've worked hard to build a collaborative conference room solution that turns meetings into truly productive working sessions.

Virgin's founder Richard Branson blogged on LinkedIn that we should screw business meetings as usual:

"There [are] a few [things] worse than watching someone talk through a long list of Powerpoint’s. On the other hand short videos and photos bring a talk to life."

We couldn't agree more. No one wants to sit in a dull meeting, with only one person able to share information at a time. Our meeting room solution

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