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.

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.

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.

Sound smarter in meetings

November 20, 2019 Categorized in: Meetings

Take advantage of all that time you spend in meetings. Follow this advice to impress your boss, co-workers and even the CEO during his or her occasional drop-in.

Great icebreaker: Defend your side

October 10, 2019 Categorized in: Meetings

Toss out an innocuous question and have everyone physically divide into sides.

Isn’t there an app for that?

October 4, 2019 Categorized in: Managing the BossMeetings

Effective calendar management simply cannot be handled by a robot, an application or a piece of software. It takes brain power, empathy and deep understanding.
Whether your company has a committee dedicated to safety concerns, or if you just have a monthly check-in before the doors open, there are ways to use this time more effectively.