Walking Meetings

Walking and talking are two things that go naturally together. However nowadays we do most of our talking sitting down. We are encouraging people to make a change; take your meetings outside and go for a walk.

Please watch this video for more information:

Walking meetings offer

  • Physical activity that fits into the day
  • Energized and more alert participants
  • Different environments to inspire new ideas
  • Time outdoors, in nature, and with fresh air and light
  • Improved physical and mental well-being
  • Walking and talking side by side cuts through hierarchical and status distinctions and sets people at ease
  • Enhanced relationship building
  • Creativity and new solution
  • Meetings that no longer feel like a waste of time
  • Process as helpful as product
  • Fit in errands

Best Walking Routes:

  • Start in Main Campus > Brookfield via College Road > Western Gateway Building > End Main Campus via Western Road (20 – 30 minutes)
  • Start in Main Campus > Fitzgerald’s Park > End Main Campus (20 – 30 minutes)
  • Laps about Main Campus (15 minutes)
  • Laps around the Western Gateway Building (5 – 10 minutes)

Please suggest other routes.

Make a Change:

  • Next time you set a meeting, suggest a walking meeting
  • Go for a walk when making phone calls