How to Create a Meeting Agenda That Really Works

Howie Jones

Meetings

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

Meetings

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

Meetings

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 […]

How to Consolidate Important Meetings to Get More Done

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Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

How to Consolidate Important Meetings to Get More Done

I’m not anti-meeting but as a freelancer, my bread and butter lies in my ability to be able to complete projects. In order to complete projects and get paid, I need to have time to work on them. That said, I also need to make sure I’m understanding my role and have great communication with clients. […]

Here’s How to Host a Successful Meeting

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Friday, September 28th, 2018

Here’s How to Host a Successful Meeting

Even though the meeting was scheduled for 30-minutes it ended being closer to two hours long. For starters, it began five-minutes late. There was no clear purpose. Because there was no one to facilitate the meeting, the meeting dragged on and on. Worst of all? Because it started at noon, you missed lunch and are […]

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