The goal for office meetings is to increase productivity and craft effective decision making. Unfortunately, in our digital world meetings take up time and decreases engagement. Harvard Business Review stated that some businesses spend up to 300,000 hours a year in meetings. If you are manager, you spend about 35% of your time in meetings. If you are going to spend most of your time in meetings, opt for walking meetings.
Benefits of Walking Meetings
Walking increases Productivity. A recent study showed that 81% of participants improved their creative output when walking. According to Inc. Magazine walking meetings, increased focus and employee engagement.
Walking meetings increases happiness. Walking increases endorphins and reduces anxiety and stress. Voted as the healthiest company to work for in 2016,Kaiser Permanente encourages managers to walk with employees. A happy employee is an engaged employee.
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