Most people love getting together with a small group of friends and having a great conversation.

On the flip side, there is almost no one on the planet who loves ‘meetings’ at work.

Something happens as we move from ‘life’ to ‘work’ that sucks the life right out of the “get together to talk” opportunity. We find ourselves constantly in meetings that are just plain un-fun, or that we shouldn’t be in, or that achieve nothing, or that are too crowded, or that we simply wish we weren’t in.

Consider these facts from a recent study