East of the Sun, West of the Moon



Filed under: General — Erwin @ 8:28 pm

This sums up pretty nicely what I don’t miss about having office meetings:

A study conducted by the University of Minnesota found that the amount and length of meetings correlate with “negative effects” (burnout, anxiety, and depression) on its participants.

Brainstorm sessions on the other hand can be very useful, but can, assuming all participants are decent typists, be just as easily done online. Sometimes it’s actually better, if that means that they are forced to consider what they’re about to contribute before they hit enter.


  1. Like our old 3 hour long arch meetings? 🙂

    Comment by Laz — 2006/1/19 @ 7:02 pm

  2. *cough* Thank $deity those are as infrequent as they are. 😉

    Comment by Erwin — 2006/1/19 @ 7:32 pm

  3. Arch meetings are only 3 hours now? When did that start?

    Comment by Josh — 2006/1/19 @ 8:24 pm

  4. If I say “Right after you retired”, will I need to duck for cover?

    Comment by Erwin — 2006/1/19 @ 9:07 pm

  5. Read the arch meeting archives sometime.

    Comment by Josh — 2006/1/19 @ 9:43 pm

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