7th Jul, 2015

Why Real Face Time Will Always Matter

In many cases, telepresence is effective and convenient. But that doesn't mean it's the preferred method of communication in the workplace.

Business owners today can use a myriad of digital communications tools that simply make their lives a whole lot easier. But that doesn't mean face-to-face meetings have lost their importance.

Forty-seven percent of of professionals said that they've lost a contract or client because they didn't allow for enough face time. The fact is there are some elements of an in-person meeting-for example , the greeting handshake and nuanced body language–that you can't replicate on a conference call.

CT Business Travel and NeoMam Studios created the infographic below, which makes the case that in person business meetings are here to stay.

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