Effective Meetings

8 Ways to Improve Business Time Management and Attendance

One of the most common complaints of employees and bosses is that there always seem to be too much work and too little time to accomplish everything. In modern times where companies try to maximize profit through productivity, being effective and efficient is necessary. Time is a resource that is limited but by taking the right steps, business owners and leaders will be able to … [Read more...]

Integrate Collaboration Tools for a Better Meeting Experience

At times, meetings are a real pain. Trying to find a suitable location and working around tight schedules can turn into an absolute nightmare, while it’s almost impossible to arrange a meet-up during the busier times of the year—which is usually when a meeting is most needed. If that wasn’t bad enough, the majority of workers often find them unproductive, poorly planned and, … [Read more...]

Productivity Concerns? Try Un-Chaining Employees from their Desks

Who doesn’t get bogged down with projects and anxiety now and then? What do you do when that happens? You take it easy. There’s a lot of research pointing to the fact that working beyond 50-60 hours a week is unproductive and toxic in the long run. Add poor or insufficient sleep to the crazy work hours, and you get sickness- and mistake-prone employees. Not the productivity … [Read more...]

Face to Face: An Interview with Dr. Cheryl Bauman

In an interview with Monday Morning Radio host Dean Rotbart, Dr. Cheryl Bauman discusses why face-to-face communication is still important in business, even in this digital age. While Dr. Bauman recognizes that digital forms of communication are here to stay, she makes the case that it is worth the extra time and inconvenience to meet face to face with employees, clients, and … [Read more...]

Why COLLABORATIVE Meetings Are So Powerful

Think of a regular meeting you look forward to. Now think of a meeting where you often leave feeling frustrated. The difference between the two is likely to depend on the degree of collaboration among the team members. Two teams that I’ve been part of are at opposite ends of the collaboration spectrum. The first team includes several marketing consultants and leaders of the … [Read more...]