Meeting Management

Meetings are important for introducing new ideas and fostering discussion in the workplace. But when people don’t know how to participate or run a meeting, they waste everyone’s time and sabotage a great idea, writes John Brandon for Inc. Here are some tips for engaging in a productive one-on-one meeting.

Make your meetings discussion-based

July 8, 2015 Categorized in: Meetings

People sometimes default to ­presentation-style meetings, but that’s not always the best way to get your ideas across to your audience.
Several mobile apps claim to track miles you’ve driven. Some are very good, and others lack ease of use. After testing multiple apps for this, we found MileIQ.

Read the fine print on in-flight data cost

June 5, 2015 Categorized in: Travel

Some airlines are now selling in-flight data packages instead of providing unlimited Wi-Fi at a flat rate, reports Runway Girl Network contributing writer Paul Thompson. The problem with this model is that you can use up a data package very quickly and going over can result in additional charges.

Banish those boring meetings

April 21, 2015 Categorized in: Meetings

Setting a few rules about your meetings can make them effective and energizing, writes Jenny Evans in Fast Company. Here’s how to do it.

Expedia’s guide to ‘happier’ flights

February 11, 2015 Categorized in: Travel

Expedia will begin showcasing the likely comfort and “happiness” levels of certain travel routes alongside its wealth of pricing data, reports Forbes travel contributor Grant Martin.

How to host successful conference calls

February 3, 2015 Categorized in: Meetings

Conference calls don’t always go smoothly, but they’re an important part of business communication, and knowing how to organize one correctly can help ensure success. Jennifer Hyman Sutton, COO of mobile communication tool Lua, offers these tips to help you do just that.

How to host effective business meetings

January 15, 2015 Categorized in: Meetings

People dread business meetings where nothing gets accomplished. To help you make every meeting worthwhile, Entrepreneur’s Stan Popovich offers tips to ensure meetings aren’t just useless time sinks.

Coming soon to an airport near you

December 5, 2014 Categorized in: Travel

Travelers will find more innovative options to help them stay re­­laxed and productive at the airport. Ryan Ghee shares the latest airport innovations for passengers.

Luxury options for business travelers

November 26, 2014 Categorized in: Travel

More and more travelers are choosing to take luxury buses and cars rather than fly or take a train for shorter trips, reports The New York Times’s Amy Zipkin.
Make sharing the first thing you do when you get home after work … Take 225 words of notes per minute with a pen … Does it really take 10,000 hours of practice to master a skill as author Malcolm Glad­­well claims?

7 great meeting icebreaker tips

September 22, 2014 Categorized in: Meetings

Getting meeting participants comfortable with one another and ready to work can be a big challenge, particularly when individuals don’t know each other or have worked together only once or twice. Here are icebreaker tips to move past that awkward stage and get things rolling.
Poorly written notes from a meeting may result in confusion over who is supposed to do what moving forward. To keep assignments clear and concise, follow these tips.