7 Best Calendar Practices for Meetings and Appointments

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Meetings

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

7 Best Calendar Practices for Meetings and Appointments

Creating meetings and appointments takes more than just sending an email asking if the other party is available next Tuesday at three pm. There are multiple factors that you have to take into consideration so that you avoid any conflicts or missing information. The first place to start is by following these seven best calendar […]

17 Ways to Make Meetings More Productive

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Business Tips, Meetings

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

17 Ways to Make Meetings More Productive

Regardless of the size of your business, meetings are essential. And, when done correctly, are critical to setting up your organization for success. But, when not, they’re annoying and destructive to your team’s overall productivity. Stop wasting you and your team’s time with these 17 ways to make meetings more productive To make sure that […]

6 Things Every Productive Meeting Agenda Contains

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Meetings

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

6 Things Every Productive Meeting Agenda Contains

According to a study conducted by Verizon Business, meetings are the leading time waster in the workplace. Are you really surprised by that statement? Have you recently attended a conference or a meeting where there wasn’t a single thing learned, or a sole purpose served? Likely we all have been in these types of meetings. […]

How Entrepreneurs Can Use Psychology To Master The Art of Meetings

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Meetings

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

How Entrepreneurs Can Use Psychology To Master The Art of Meetings

There’s no way around it. If you own a business, then you’re in sales. Of course, that can be a bit tricky for entrepreneurs. After all, aren’t we supposed to be visionaries and not pushy salespeople? The fact is, as an entrepreneur, you are a salesperson. And, as any seasoned salesperson will inform you, that […]

Dread Meetings? How to Create Team-Led Accountability

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Meetings, Productivity

Thursday, August 8th, 2019

Dread Meetings? How to Create Team-Led Accountability

Let’s not sugarcoat this. Meetings suck your time, your energy, and occasionally your soul. Meetings waste your team’s focus, they’re boring, and they’re the leading cause of death in office productivity. The good news is that there are ways to reduce the number of meetings within your organization. But, if you dread meetings, how can […]

7 Creative Ways Companies Are Making Meetings Less Boring and More Productive

7 Creative Ways Companies Are Making Meetings Less Boring and More Productive

It’s common to find yourself trapped in a two-hour meeting, discussing irrelevant topics and losing sight of your day. However, if you do them correctly, meetings can be productive, to-the-point and engaging. While it can be a struggle to check off all three of these things, a number of companies are getting creative in the […]

How to Take Meeting Minutes

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Meetings

Monday, July 29th, 2019

How to Take Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes, or mom (minutes of meetings), is an essential aspect of any successful meeting. While they do provide a written record of what was discussed, meeting minutes are crucial for many reasons. Employees can reference them to be reminded who is responsible for what when it’s due, and the expectations. Minutes can be shared […]

How to Run a Meeting

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Meetings

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

How to Run a Meeting

Meetings are an essential part of every organization. After all, they allow everyone to share and discuss any concerns or problems, as well as possible solutions. Meetings also keep everyone in the organization informed, provides training opportunities, and promotes collaboration. However, when not run properly, they can take a significant toll on you and your […]

7 Reasons Reminders Are Crucial Before Meetings

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Meetings, Productivity

Friday, July 12th, 2019

7 Reasons Reminders Are Crucial Before Meetings

Every time I book a trip, I receive a useful reminder, like when my flight departs or when to check in. Since I’m a planner, I already have this information down pat. It’s still nice to ensure everything’s in order. There have been times when life has gotten in the way. An appointment, event, essential […]

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