jPod: Toxic Meetings

Cita extraida del libro jPod, de Douglas Coupland:

Here’s my theory about meetings and life; the three things you can’t fake are erections, competence and creativity. That's why meetings become toxic. They put uncreative people in a situation in which they have to be something they can never be. And the more effort they put into concealing their inabilities, the more toxic the meeting becomes. One of the most common creativity-faking tactics is when someone puts their hands in prayer position and conceals their mouth while they nod at you and say, "Mmmmmm. Interesting." If pressed, they’ll add, "I’ll have to get back to you on that." Then they don’t say anything else.

La proxima vez que le mandes una invitación a una reunion a alguien... pensalo dos veces. Puede ser que por ésto, ese alguien muera un poquito por dentro :)

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