7 Simple Ways to Make Team Meetings Count

Meetings

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

7 Simple Ways to Make Team Meetings Count

Team meetings play a traditional and sometimes obligatory role in office culture, but that doesn’t mean they’re appreciated. On the contrary, a recent Harris poll revealed that 46 percent of employees would prefer to do anything else other than sit in a status meeting. Seventeen percent said they would rather watch paint dry. Yikes. Transforming those counter-productive […]

5 Ways To Stay Positive When You’re A Broke Entrepreneur

Meetings

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

5 Ways To Stay Positive When You’re A Broke Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re well aware of the many peaks and valleys that come with starting a business of your own. One day you’ve got a world full of possibilities, the next you’re pinching pennies and considering an out. It’s a stark reality that so many people face when they find themselves as a broke […]

The 6 Reasons Most Miscommunications Occur

Meetings

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

The 6 Reasons Most Miscommunications Occur

Miscommunications happen frequently with most everyone I know. Technology has allowed us to communicate faster but not necessarily better. While some miscommunication is merely annoying, it’s those awful miscommunications that occur at the most inopportune moments that put unnecessary stress on us all, creating conflict and can be a disrupting influence in relationships. While some […]

5 Reasons You Need an Agenda for Your Meeting

Meetings

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

5 Reasons You Need an Agenda for Your Meeting

Believe it or not, there are many managers who struggle with becoming a manager. One reason I find is because they have a hard time handling all of the duties a manager must constantly juggle. They get overwhelmed and shut down. Another is a lack of training. If you are a new manager or leader […]

Using Your Calendar Helps Optimize Meeting Times

Meetings

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Using Your Calendar Helps Optimize Meeting Times

When you’re scheduling meetings between clients, vendors, and your employees, things can get sloppy real quick if you’re not organized. Disorganization tends to cause rushing between appointments. Even worse, you’ll earn a reputation as someone who’s unprepared or forgetful. That’s not fair to anyone — especially to yourself. Instead, you need to optimize meeting times […]

How to Structure Effective Virtual Team Meetings

Meetings

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

How to Structure Effective Virtual Team Meetings

Are you a small business who works with team members in various locations around the globe? How do you go about effective virtual team meetings over the internet? One thing you need to know about virtual meetings is that they are no different from physical ones. At the end of it all, you should have […]

How to Hold More Effective Meetings for Your Remote Team

Meetings

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

How to Hold More Effective Meetings for Your Remote Team

One of the great things about technology is that it allows you to work more effectively — even if you have a remote team. Building and managing a virtual team can be a great way to take advantage of a talent pool available in multiple locations. However, one of the difficulties involved with managing a […]

5 Things You Can Do For More Productive Meetings

Meetings

Monday, November 20th, 2017

5 Things You Can Do For More Productive Meetings

If you’re like most of us, your weekly calendar is full of meetings. Whether it’s a scheduled company check-in or meeting prospective clients it’s often difficult to gauge their importance. Nonetheless we tend to participate in nearly every meeting that’s scheduled for us. That said, it’s extremely important to determine ways that you can have […]