We have standing calls that are important, and particularly important in the virtual world, for connectivity, team building and culture. But we asked, ‘Can we step back from them and use that time to allow colleagues to refresh, charge batteries, switch off, and have time to feel like they can get away without missing out on the team?’
— Dentons U.S. CEO Mike McNamara, commenting on the firm’s plan to forgo all meetings this week to prevent burnout among attorneys and business professionals. This is the second time in five months that the firm has chosen to hold a “no meetings week.”
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