Meeting Management

Micro-meetings find a home in hotels

June 6, 2014 Categorized in: Meetings

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.
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.

Let there be (less) light on your iPad

May 16, 2014 Categorized in: Travel

Here’s a little trick to try if you’re on a dark airplane using your iPad.

Take the easy road with Google Maps tips

April 16, 2014 Categorized in: Travel

Google Maps underwent a major redesign last year, getting a new look and new features that are worth taking for a test drive. Consider taking advantage of these four Google Maps improvements touted by Sara Roncero-Menendez, Mashable.

Hotel freebies go beyond the basics

April 15, 2014 Categorized in: Travel

Many hotel chains now offer lending programs to help travelers who may have forgotten an item for their trip or who suddenly realize they need a blender to make a breakfast shake, Nancy Trejos writes.

8 ways to keep your laptop safe

April 8, 2014 Categorized in: Travel

Whether you’re taking a business trip across the country or doing some work in a coffee shop around the corner, you want to be sure your laptop—and all the data it contains—is safe.

Millennials hit the road for business

March 12, 2014 Categorized in: Travel

By the time 2020 rolls around, half of all business flights are expected to be booked by members of the diverse, spontaneous, tech-savvy millennial generation. What does this mean for the travel industry and business travel in general?

What’s the perfect note-taking tool?

February 19, 2014 Categorized in: MeetingsTaking Minutes

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

February 13, 2014 Categorized in: Meetings

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.
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.

Employ apps for better business travel

February 5, 2014 Categorized in: Travel

Mobile applications can help keep your boss a sane, secure and happy traveler. TechRepublic writer Jack Wallen shares five great travel apps for the savvy business traveler.

Organizing ideas with tablets

January 21, 2014 Categorized in: MeetingsOrganizing

Have you ever been in a meeting and needed to aggregate ideas and then organize them into projects? Here are several mind mapping apps worth trying, suggests marketer Kimberly Deas.

No-iron advice for unexpected wrinkles

January 17, 2014 Categorized in: OrganizingTravel

Even dressing in freshly ironed clothes is no guarantee you’ll stay wrinkle-free between home and work. Luckily, there is a pretty easy fix to be found in wrinkle-release spray, says Erin Greenawald, an editor at The Daily Muse.