Meeting Preparation

Essential Etiquette for Your Video Conference Calls

As the pandemic persists, we continue to rely on technology to be fully productive in our work. In particular, video conferencing (think Zoom and Microsoft Teams) continues to replace in-person meetings, and fortunately the capability lets teams collaborate and forge ahead. But the video conference model comes with some downsides—some are platform related and some are … [Read more...]

5 Steps for Reducing Wasted Time in Company Meetings

Meetings are the bane of the modern office worker as they usually consume far more time than they’re worth and they are often not very productive at all. A good manager or meeting chair will conduct meetings efficiently and with a clear goal in mind, but just how does one accomplish that if your attendees are keen for a good old chat? Here are five quick ways to reduce time … [Read more...]

How to Impress During Lunch with Potential Business Partners

You have landed a lunch meeting with potential business partners. Congratulations—this could be a major step forward for your company. Now you must concern yourself with impressing the people you meet so they will want to partner with you. Below are some of the steps you should follow to have a good experience at a lunch meeting with potential business partners. Come with a … [Read more...]

How to Make Your Meetings More Successful

Part of running a successful small business means taking part in meetings. Whether you’re getting your employees together to talk about some upcoming changes within your company or you’re engaged with a group of other small business owners looking to have a mastermind session, you want your time together to be effective. Primarily, you want the meeting to serve the purpose for … [Read more...]