Actually it’s pretty damn expensive. Often, conversations take a lot of time to reach a productive conclusion. And in many cases they never do.
It’s not that talking is bad. It’s necessary. But what’s important is that we take the time to think about how we talk to each other and what we talk about.
Is the meeting or the phone call you’re about to have going to be productive? How so? What are your goals for it? Do you have the necessary materials, done the appropriate things or thought about the relevant topics before going into it? Or are you just hoping that your conversation will magically solve the problems or questions you have?
Today’s thought brought to you from The Department of Duh