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Friday afternoons for serious work – the new target time or a no-go zone?

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How do you feel about getting work calls in the office or having meetings scheduled for Friday afternoons?

It’s very interesting – the attitudes of different business cultures and different generations.

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As an Australian business professional and “office worker”, from my business culture experience there was an “unspoken understanding” that Friday afternoons were a time for “tidying up the week” and preparing for the next week.

You usually didn’t phone people (unless it was essential) with anything “too demanding”.

When I later worked as a government media adviser, Fridays had a different function.

In fact, one of my favourite TV shows, The West Wing had a whole episode about Fridays as “Take Out the Trash Day” (link at the end of this post along with explanation).

I’d release less favourable announcements – figuring that fewer people would be interested in the Friday night news.

Later, as a corporate…

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