Meeting Management

Meetings made easier at airports

September 2, 2014 Categorized in: Meetings

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.
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

July 9, 2014 Categorized in: Meetings

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

Get the team together for a huddle

June 9, 2014 Categorized in: MeetingsTeamwork

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

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.