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Here's Why You Shouldn't Feel Awkward About Emailing the Co-worker Next to You

Would it surprise you if we told you that 95% of workers plan to use technology tools instead of in-person meetings this year? Eh, probably not. Because, like you, we enjoy simplifying communication in the office. No more awkward silences or having to take time aside to meet about planning the next meeting. Instead, we’re talking on internal chat systems, or emailing, or even text messaging.

And, according to this infographic, we’re only going to increase how often we communicate this way. Which is a fun fact to pull out when your boss insists that people really do prefer in-person meetings.

Infographic courtesy of Ring Central. Photo of organized desk courtesy of Shutterstock.