At this point, we can all agree that Zoom fatigue is real, but computer science professor Cal Newport has a surprisingly simple suggestion to fight it, as reported by Jessica Stillman in Inc.com.
Even with the pandemic seeming to wane, it’s unlikely we’ll go back to working as we did before. For some roles, remote work, at least part of the time, appears here to stay. So how do you manage it without frying your brain with endless video calls? Reverse meetings!
The idea of reverse meetings is that instead of sending one another endless Zoom invites, we all adopt virtual office hours and pop in for quick conversations as needed. Newport offers three points to explain what this would look like: