But isn’t it possible that the most productive staff meeting is the one where we skip the emotional  check-ins,  the journey around the complex because the manager needs to “get out of the office,” and  the word for word reading of the company updates, and just send an email and trust in the employees that are paid hourly and trusted with company secrets, finances, clients can, in fact, read?


I am a car person in that I have a car that I love, but I will never be the type of car person that spends five minutes power-washing between the grooves of my tires.  That seems pretty pointless in a word where dust and rain exist and make mud.