Meetings

Meetings made easier at airports

Welcome to the future, where flying into a city for a meeting or business conference might mean venturing no farther than the airport itself. With travel budgets shrinking, flying in and out of an airport on the same day after having a meeting is becoming a legitimate option, travel and meeting professionals tell New York Times reporter Amy Zipkin.

Planning your first big event? Here's what you need to know

When you think of planning an event, does your stress level rise? Event planning can be difficult, but there are ways to make it less so.

4 statements can kill your meetings

To make meetings productive, John Brandon suggests keeping these four statements out of the conversation.

Get the team together for a huddle

Many of us work with colleagues who are based in different places. Coordinating progress and figuring out how to work together can be a time-consuming endeavor. That’s why Huddle is a lifesaver.

Micro-meetings find a home in hotels

Not all meetings take place in large conference centers these days. Intimate meeting spots are popping up in hotels and office buildings, Ryan Rudnansky writes.

Micro-meetings find a home in hotels

Not all meetings take place in large conference centers these days. Intimate meeting spots are popping up in hotels and office buildings, Ryan Rudnansky writes.

Planning and executing a flawless event

Great corporate events, the ones where everything goes well and everyone has a good time, don’t just happen. They’re always the result of plenty of hard work and a great deal of planning.

What's the perfect note-taking tool?

These days you can choose a note-taking tool that fits your work style. Consider these options from members of the Young Entrepreneur Council.

Make productive connections over coffee

Let no one tell you that a coffee meeting must end in a caffeine-dazed, unproductive parting of ways. In fact, 99u’s Sean Blanda writes that a coffee meeting can be a power­­ful way to make a connection and accomplish some real work. The catch is you have to mean business.

How to run productive project meetings

Stan Portny, author of Project Management for Dummies, has been writing about improving the efficiency of company meetings for 20 years. Here's his advice on organizing and delegating tasks when you’re the project manager.