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

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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. […]

10 Awesome Zoom Alternatives

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Thursday, July 8th, 2021

10 Awesome Zoom Alternatives

Founded in 2013, Zoom became synonymous with video conferencing, and in response to COVID-19, it became the top app of 2020 in the App Store. Zoom obviously saw a massive increase in subscribers and revenue —  and we like it. But there are a few Zoom alternatives, too. “Zoom doesn’t say exactly how many people […]

How 15-Minute Meetings Can Keep Freelancers and Solopreneurs on Track

Meetings

Thursday, March 11th, 2021

How 15-Minute Meetings Can Keep Freelancers and Solopreneurs on Track

We’ve all probably heard that meetings may not be best for productivity. In fact, Harvard Business Review found that 65% of the senior managers they interviewed said that meetings kept them from completing their own work. While most people can agree that poorly-run unproductive meetings can be a waste of time, I’d argue that short, […]

The 10 Best Web Conferencing Tools

Meetings

Thursday, August 6th, 2020

The 10 Best Web Conferencing Tools

For years, those of us who worked remotely relied on web and video conferencing tools to stay connected with our colleagues. Besides aiding in collaboration, they’ve also been essential in building rapport with our team members and clapping back against the loneliness that comes from remote work. However, stay-at-home orders have made these tools essential. […]

Need Morale? Freshen Up Your Team’s Virtual Meetings

Meetings

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

Need Morale? Freshen Up Your Team’s Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings have been around for years. But, thanks to COVID-19, they’ve exploded. Take Zoom, for example. The company announced on April 22, 2020, that it had surpassed 300 million daily Zoom meeting participants. And, even if things go back to some sort of standard, I think that these types of remote events are here […]

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