Talking meetings have much merit, but can also be subject to a host of problems.
We often don’t realize it, but talk is actually a choice; simply one of many different meeting styles or communication methods a leader can select.
While talking meetings have much merit — when planned well they can be efficient and offer a level of comfort in speaking in person — they can also be subject to a host of problems.
The good news is that alternative approaches do exist and, depending on your task at hand, can work incredibly well. One such approach embraces silence.