The State of Modern Meetings: 7 Revealing Trends You Should Know [Infographic]

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Lindsay Kolowich Cox
Lindsay Kolowich Cox



Think of all the meetings you've been to in the past few weeks. How many of them left you with a real sense of accomplishment?

Now, how many of them did you spend daydreaming, checking your email, or scrolling through your Twitter feed? Be honest, people. This is a safe space.

Whether you like it or not, it seems that people are holding more meetings at work than ever before. This can vary depending on where you are in the world and even what season it is. For example, did you know that meeting activity doubles in winter compared to the rest of the year?

For their annual "State of the Modern Meeting" report, video conferencing service Blue Jeans analyzed more than five million Blue Jeans video meetings from 177 companies across all seven continents. Check out the results of their report in the infographic below. (And read this blog post to learn how you can run more effective meetings at work.)

What do you think of all these meetings? Share your thoughts with us in the comments.

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