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 […]

How to Create a Meeting Agenda That Really Works

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tips on How to Schedule a Meeting

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Friday, August 31st, 2018

Tips on How to Schedule a Meeting

Meetings are a regular fare in any workplace. They can range from small-group types to inter-departmental ones — even going further to include external parties (such as clients, suppliers, etc). No matter how big or small the attendance, planning and scheduling a meeting requires a lot of organizational skills. After all, rounding up a number of […]

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