Top 10 Things People Admit Doing on Conference Calls by @EricPesik

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Why are conference calls unproductive? Over half of all employees admit they are multitasking with other priorities while attending conferences calls. What are the top 10 things your colleagues are doing while on mute?

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Top 10 Things People Admit Doing on Conference Calls by @EricPesik

  1. 1. Top 10 Things People Admit Doing on Conference Calls Image Credit: GDC Online 2011 by Official GDC https://www.flickr.com/photos/officialgdc/6233589660/
  2. 2. Why are conference calls unproductive? Image Credit: Phone Meeting by Jon Gilbert Leavitt http://www.flickr.com/photos/jglsongs/2225494592/
  3. 3. No. 1. Doing other work Image Credit: New Office by Phil Whitehouse https://www.flickr.com/photos/philliecasablanca/3344142642/
  4. 4. No. 2. Sending emails Image Credit: NEC-Monitor-292 Photo by NEC Corporation of America with Creative Commons license https://www.flickr.com/photos/neccorp/14260309837/
  5. 5. No. 3. Eating or making food Image Credit: Working Hard by Dan4th Nicholas https://www.flickr.com/photos/dan4th/1542751840/
  6. 6. No. 4. Going to the restroom Image Credit: Tools for a teleconference by Teppo Kotirinta https://www.flickr.com/photos/voidobjects/9675615995/
  7. 7. No. 5. Texting other people Image Credit: Texting by Joi Ito https://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/420211012/
  8. 8. No. 6. Checking social media Image Credit: Facebook Mobile App by Maria Elena https://www.flickr.com/photos/melenita/9386166498/
  9. 9. No. 7. Leaving without saying Image Credit: Cubical Sweet Cubical by Barb Crawford https://www.flickr.com/photos/barbcrawford/2268485151/
  10. 10. No. 8. Falling asleep Image Credit: Sleeping worker by reynermedia https://www.flickr.com/photos/89228431@N06/11285432175/
  11. 11. I No. 9. Playing video games age Credit: World of Warcraft by Jeremy Keith https://www.flickr.com/photos/adactio/332828414/
  12. 12. No. 10. Shopping online Image Credit: Was that a mistake Project 365(2) Day 160 by Keith Williamson https://www.flickr.com/photos/elwillo/4789344613/
  13. 13. 21% 24% 27% 40% 43% 44% 47% 55% 63% 65% Shopping onlinePlaying video gamesFalling asleepLeaving without sayingChecking social mediaTexting other peopleGoing to the restroomEating or making foodSending e-mailsDoing other work Statistics Image Credit: Brainbox at Work by Bernard Goldbach https://www.flickr.com/photos/topgold/2074905499/
  14. 14. Credits & Acknowledgements Image Credit: Lab meeting going on by Jun Seita http://www.flickr.com/photos/jseita/5407005494/
  15. 15. View my other presentations http://www.slideshare.net/ericpesik/presentations/ Image Credit: Lab meeting going on by Jun Seita http://www.flickr.com/photos/jseita/5407005494/

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