How do you kill time creatively ? Ty attending a ‘conference call’.
A ‘conference call’ is a fantastic invention where you hide behind a phone and carry on what you are doing – eat, sleep, watch TV, play with cat et al, all the while pretending to work.
Attend a typical conference call and you could hear many of the following at the same time:
- Telephone ringing
- Pressure cooker whistling
- Children laughing
- Children crying
- TV News playing
- Swear words
- Fire Engines
- Wall drilling
- Call on-hold music
There is one standard output of a conference call : Nothing.
There is only one decision in a conference call – To have an offline meeting to solve the issue that the conference call was supposed to solve.
So, what can you do while in a conference call :
- Play ‘Angry Birds’ on your iPhone.
- Clean your ear
- Do pushups
- Sleep, if you are not doing any one of the above.