8 Ways You Can Reduce Wasted Time in Meetings

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Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

8 Ways You Can Reduce Wasted Time in Meetings

Several years ago I remember reading that Lorraine Twohill, the head of marketing at Google, has 20 meetings a day. If I was drinking something I would have spit it out like a clichéd cartoon character. After all, that just sounds impossible. However, I’ve learned since then that this is feasible as long as stop […]

Want to Make The Most Out of Business Meetings? Here Are 9 Tips That Work

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Friday, March 1st, 2019

Want to Make The Most Out of Business Meetings? Here Are 9 Tips That Work

Business meeting are crucial if you want your organization to thrive. The problem? Most meetings are time suckers — especially when nothing gets accomplished. So if you don’t want to spend the resources on unproductive business meetings, here’s 9 ways that you can make the most of your next business meeting. Here are 10 suggestions […]

How to Create a Meeting Agenda That Really Works

Howie Jones

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Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

How to Create a Meeting Agenda That Really Works

According to a study conducted by Verizon Business, meetings are the number one time waster in the workplace. That’s because most meetings are unorganized, have no purpose, and go so off-topic that the meetings runs longer than it has to. The easiest way to solve this problem? Create a meeting agenda. This not only reduces […]

10 Ways to Keep Your Audience Engaged During Meetings

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

10 Ways to Keep Your Audience Engaged During Meetings

Most of us dread meetings. And for a good reason. They can be a huge waste of time for both the host and attendees. If you want to make sure that your next meeting isn’t a waste of time you first need to make sure it’s necessary. If it is essential, keep it short and […]

Here’s How To Make Sure Your Virtual Meeting is Effective

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Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Here’s How To Make Sure Your Virtual Meeting is Effective

According to the State of the Remote Job Marketplace report from FlexJobs, 3.9 million U.S. employees — or 2.9 percent of the total U.S. workforce, work from home at least half of the time. However, it’s predicted that within the next decade 38 percent of full-time staff will be working remotely. That means that if […]

8 Reasons Why You Should Have More Lunch Meetings

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Friday, February 8th, 2019

8 Reasons Why You Should Have More Lunch Meetings

When it comes to scheduling a meeting there are no shortage of options. You can schedule a phone or Skype call. Book a conference room. Or just plan to meet in an office or local coffee shop. If you really want to close a deal or hire that amazing new employee, you need to have […]

8 Meeting Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

Howie Jones

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Thursday, January 31st, 2019

8 Meeting Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid

When done effectively meetings can be a major asset to organizations. It’s where better decisions are made, goals are aligned, conflicts are resolved, and team members realize how their importance. But, when done incorrectly, meetings can be unproductive and a serious waste of time and money. To make sure that your meetings are effective, productive, […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Next Meeting In-Person

Deanna Ritchie

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Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

7 Reasons Why You Should Have Your Next Meeting In-Person

At Calendar we have a fully remote team. They have been outstanding. We don’t need to invest in a large office. Team members set their own schedules. Thanks to email, Slack, Skype, GoToMeeting, and FaceTime everyone can quickly and easily communicate with each other. There’s even telepresence robots to make you feel like you’re actually […]

8 Science-Backed Strategies for More Productive Meetings

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Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

8 Science-Backed Strategies for More Productive Meetings

We spend a lot of time in meetings. In fact, Americans alone hold a whooping 11 million meetings per day. That comes out to 55 million meetings per week and 220 million meetings per year. The problem, however, is that many meetings are unproductive. That’s because attendees are multitasking, daydreaming, or dozing off. That’s wasting both […]

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