It’s Official – Meetings Make Us Dumber!!
If you are one of the many who think that business meetings are about as useful as a Kardashian at a geography bee.
A new study, which I’m sure involved meetings, by Virginia Tech researchers has found that having meetings makes the participants in that meeting — dumber! The findings, based on MRI’s conducted on the meeting participants, showed big drops in problem solving abilities…plus, women were more susceptible to this effect than men.
Get more details about the study here.
So, the next time the boss calls for a meeting, just show him or her this story and I’m sure your boss will thank you profusely and call off that meeting and any in the future…uh,…yeah.