More
Browsing Tag

Meetings

5 Best AI Tools For Meeting Notes

March 1, 2024 14 Min Read

Great organizations are built on the backbone of efficient meetings, where every decision and discussion propels the enterprise forward. Taking effective meeting notes is crucial for tracking progress and ensuring accountability in any professional setting.  Let’s face it, capturing every detail is challenging, especially when discussions move quickly.  AI is revolutionizing workplace productivity by automating routine tasks and personalizing user experiences. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by too many meetings….

Continue Reading

How to Write Effective Meeting Minutes

March 13, 2023 16 Min Read

Meetings are an essential part of any business or organization. They provide a forum for team members to discuss important issues, make decisions, track progress, and assign responsibilities. But with so many people involved and so many topics discussed, it can be easy to lose track of what was said and agreed upon. That’s where meeting minutes come in. Don’t know how to write meeting minutes? Don’t worry. It’s actually…

Continue Reading

The Anatomy of an Effective Meeting

November 22, 2022 15 Min Read

“How to run an effective meeting?” If you’re a team manager, this question is probably enough to keep you up at night. And you’re not alone. Many senior managers (71% to be exact) believe meetings are a waste of time and 64% say meetings interfere with deep, focused work.(1)  The good news? Your next meeting can still be time well spent. That’s as long as you follow the tips from…

Continue Reading

Overwhelmed With Too Many Meetings? Slay The Dragon And Rescue Productivity!

February 22, 2022 18 Min Read

Before you ask: Yes, 2022 is another year of “too many meetings.” That means a high caffeine intake, low team engagement, and not enough time for meaningful work. The good news is, you can cut back on meeting duration/frequency and slay that time-gobbling dragon once and for all. But first, let’s crunch some numbers. 💡 Did you know the U.S. workforce holds a whooping 55 million meetings every week?(1) The…

Continue Reading

Virtual Meeting Checklist: Run Better Meetings With Your Remote Team

February 16, 2021 25 Min Read

Virtual meetings are the perfect case study for Murphy’s law. Anything that can go wrong—hardware/software problems, poor participation, constant distractions—will go wrong. That is unless you have our virtual meeting checklist to save the day. In today’s article, we tackle some of the most common remote meeting problems. We also suggest a handful of solutions that’ll make your virtual meetings much more digestible. 💡Before you start… This guide is part…

Continue Reading

Got a Minute? A Quick Guide on How to Write Virtual Meeting Notes

November 25, 2020 27 Min Read

The recipe for a productive video conference is simple. Take a clear agenda, add willing participants, and set it to a quick, vigorous boil. But there’s one secret ingredient all distributed teams need but few use—a crisp meeting notes template to put things down in writing. Writer and business management expert Patrick Lencioni says that “the majority of meetings should be discussions that lead to decisions.“ And we can’t but…

Continue Reading

Tips for Running Better Remote Meetings

August 30, 2020 26 Min Read

Let’s face it. Remote meetings aren’t exactly thrills and chills. Most of the time, they’re boring, aimless, and a huge time sink. But maybe it’s not the dish but seasoning and we just don’t know how to host a video conference effectively? Well, whether you like it or not, remote meetings are here to stay. Gartner’s recent study found that 82% of business leaders want to stay on the remote…

Continue Reading

The Art of Quick Sync-Ups for Remote Teams (Updated 2024)

August 3, 2020 22 Min Read

Who would’ve thought the transition to remote work would carry over the nuisance of daily meetings? Well, thanks to VoIP and video conferencing tools, our love-hate relationship with daily (weekly, monthly…) scrums continue. Luckily, quick sync-up meetings are here to save the day. In a now-famous email to Tesla employees, Elon Musk shared his formula for effective meetings. According to Musk, they should be small, short, and scarce. Teams should…

Continue Reading