As communication becomes easier and easier, we continue to search for the things that make life even more convenient for us. The television first, and the Internet later, have taken over our lives and are slowly but surely turning the entire world population into a species of couch potatoes. How many people today would actually dare to leave home without their mobile phones? At least that way, even if you have forgotten your house keys, you could call the neighborhood key-maker to break the locks and make you a new set of keys. Does that sound at all familiar?
And, as if the fact that communication conveniences are pervading our personal lives was not enough, technology seems to be in a conspiracy against the human species. The aim? To try and make us as idle as possible! And one of the manifestations of this conspiracy is the emergence of the conference call in the world of business.
Jokes aside, a conference call is integral to the smooth running of a business organization today.
Quite a few of my colleagues insist that a conference call is all floss and no candy. These colleagues are of the opinion that too much technology does little more than inspire...