How to Tame Meeting Overload

Meetings

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

How to Tame Meeting Overload

There aren’t many things that we can universally agree on. I would, however, go out on a limb and say that we all love puppies, pizza, and crawling into bed after an exhausting day. On the flip side, there are plenty of things that we despise, like people who don’t use their turn signals, humidity, […]

Calendar Full? 5 Ways To Maximize Your Meetings

Meetings, Time Management

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Calendar Full? 5 Ways To Maximize Your Meetings

No company operates in a vacuum, and very few businesses are one-person operations. Even if you’re a solopreneur, you’ll likely need to coordinate with clients. In short, business means collaboration. Working with others translates to the necessity of meetings. And meetings can either be a drain for your schedule and productivity. Or, when you maximize […]

Face-to-Face Meetings are Important for SO Many Reasons

Business Tips, Meetings

Saturday, July 30th, 2022

Face-to-Face Meetings are Important for SO Many Reasons

You may ask whether face-to-face or in-person meetings are still vital in today’s digital era of communication. Yes, they are; let’s see why. Despite technological advancements, many firms still prefer face-to-face meetings because they allow for more effective communication, the development of solid connections, and increased participation. Learning how to hold an effective face-to-face meeting […]

How To Have Impactful Meetings in the Future

Meetings

Monday, July 11th, 2022

How To Have Impactful Meetings in the Future

Learning how to facilitate and participate in impactful virtual and hybrid meetings will be one of the most significant competitive advantages you can give yourself in this new world of work. Why? A concerning (but not unsurprising stat): We have 250% more meetings every day than we did before the pandemic, per a Microsoft study. […]

You’ll Have the Most Impact by Prioritizing Your Appointments

Meetings

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

You’ll Have the Most Impact by Prioritizing Your Appointments

When it comes to appointments, I adhere to one rule and one rule only. Always schedule your meetings with employees, customers, prospects, partners, and other business associates ahead of time. The main reason? It gives you plenty of time to plan accordingly and the people you’re meeting. An appointment also ensures everyone has prevents hiccups […]

Should You Have Full Meetings or a Quick Slack Chat?

Meetings

Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Should You Have Full Meetings or a Quick Slack Chat?

Before COVID the question of whether you should have a full meeting or a quick slack chat would not even have been on the radar of issues needing to be addressed. One study showed that 55 million meetings are held worldwide each week. Another study discovered employees spend two hours a week attending unnecessary meetings. […]

Six Ways to Make Your Meetings More Productive

Six Ways to Make Your Meetings More Productive

Organizations must improve their ability to have productive meetings to become more successful. How can managers help bring meetings with a better outcome? Meetings take up a lot of our time at work, but how much do they truly accomplish? According to Korn Ferry’s study, meetings rarely do what we set out to accomplish. Furthermore, […]

Tired of Zoom — Use These Zoom Alternatives

Meetings

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

Tired of Zoom — Use These Zoom Alternatives

Despite the fact that Zoom has been around for years, the video conferencing platform became ingrained in our daily lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. It became so popular that researchers at Stanford University dubbed the phenomenon of video calls tiring us out as “Zoom Fatigue.” While the paper discussed how video conferencing had exhausted us […]

Is There an Ideal Meeting Time?

Is There an Ideal Meeting Time?

Are you encountering meeting mortification? There are ways to tweak the day and time of your meetings to make a meeting marvelous — or at least productive and bearable. When it comes to efficiency and productivity — time is everything. When it comes to meetings, the one thing you’ll want in every meeting is efficiency. […]

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