Meeting Management

9 ways to improve meeting minutes

November 3, 2022 Categorized in: Taking Minutes

If you’re responsible for handling meeting minutes, make the process smoother for yourself, while also working to produce a succinct, accurate document. Fortunately, these two things go hand in hand. With the right process and tips, anyone can be a meeting minute pro.
Try these tips to enhance your relationship and create a rapport.
If you find yourself exhausted after the third videoconferencing call in a row, you’re not alone. Say hello to Zoom fatigue.

Guard against travel scams

July 7, 2021 Categorized in: Travel

The Better Business Bureau website offers plenty of solid tips and advice for avoiding travel-related fraud.
Question: Next year it looks like I’m going to have to do a lot more travel for my job than I thought … and much of it is beyond the range I feel comfortable with. How do I express this to my boss, who I’ll have to tag along with at various meetings?

Find a speaker in 3 steps

June 10, 2020 Categorized in: Meetings

If you want to engage a speaker for a function or celebration, start early. The more research you can do before you sign a contract, the better your choice will be. Here are some steps that Bryan Caplovitz of Simply Speaking Seminars suggests to get a jump on the selection process.
With work-from-home becoming more common, focus has been put on what others see when you’re on a video conference.
Increasingly, organizations are turning to Zoom to enable the necessary videoconferencing capabilities that make recent shifts possible. But, is that the right move?

Meetings on mobile: Which apps are best?

April 8, 2020 Categorized in: Meetings

Digital Trends rated three apps at the top of the list for their ability to function on mobile devices. All three of these products work on both iPhone and Android.

Is Hangouts in or out?

March 2, 2020 Categorized in: Meetings

Between delays and false starts, it’s a bit confusing to understand what Google’s direction is with messaging. And while this won’t clear it up entirely, it will give you a snapshot of where we are, or where we think we are, based on the latest intel.

Brainstorm without a meeting

February 26, 2020 Categorized in: Meetings

When you need people to brainstorm but don’t want the headache of scheduling a meeting for it, try email.
Let’s start 2020 off with a bang by giving you some useful advice to help you better plan your executive’s travel.

The rules of the meeting icebreaker

January 2, 2020 Categorized in: Meetings

Next to brainstorming and teambuilding, it may be the most dreaded compound word in a professional setting. But provided they can be kept from being too stressful or aggressive or lengthy or hokey, they really do work for helping people get to know each other.