4 Reasons to Reduce Emails to Have Better Meetings

Posted on February 2, 2015

It probably doesn’t come as a surprise that emails cause an increase in stress. But did you also know that frequent checking of emails even chips away on our IQ? The volumes of email we’re handling on a daily basis affect us even in our meetings, quite simply turning potentially good meetings into bad meetings. Sending and responding to emails is a daily routine and one that takes up quite a large part of our time. Email is not going away ...

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How to Create a Meeting Agenda

Posted on January 28, 2015

You have probably heard at some point that having an agenda and sticking with it is key to an effective meeting. Research shows that 50 percent of the time spent in meetings is wasted. Not surprisingly, the absence of a proper meeting agenda is the single most common cause to ineffective meetings and wasted time. Having a clear meeting agenda will keep your meetings on track, keep you and the other participants focused on the issues at hand, ...

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5 Rules to Avoid Death By a Thousand Meetings

Posted on January 15, 2015

We all have meetings. Most of us have a lot of meetings. But even though meetings seem to be one of our biggest time-sucks they are nevertheless essential. According to a survey by Harris Interactive, a Nielsen company, planned meetings (68%) as well as spontaneous meetings (66%) are second only to email (91%) when enterprise teams are asked which their preferred means of communication are. The survey goes on to show that enterprise workers ...

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