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5 Common Complaints About Meetings (That Kill Them)

Wondering how you can improve your meetings? Maybe make them more effective? Then, you’ve come to the right place. Today, we’ll look at common problems in meetings… Problems that make your meetings time-wasters instead of productive sessions. Here below are 5 common complaints about meetings- and how to fix them.   Reason #1: “Why Is [...]

The 4 Different Productivity Styles (What’s Yours?)

Ever wondered why you don’t stay productive? Then, read on. You see, there are different types of productivity styles. And the productivity tips you use should be optimized for your productivity style. Ready to find out what your productivity style is? Let’s dive right in.   Why Knowing Your Productivity Style is Key to Improving [...]

The Purpose of Meetings: 7 Important Meeting Purposes

Ever wondered how to run effective meetings? It all comes down to your meeting purpose. You see, the purpose of meetings is what determines how useful a meeting is. And today, we’ll look at 8 meeting purpose examples. By using this list, you can make sure that every meeting you run is effective and productive. [...]

What is Employee Productivity? (+ The 9 Best Ways to Fix It)

What is employee productivity? And want to know how to improve it? Then, you’ve come to the right place. Today, we’ll look at exactly that. Ready to learn more? Let’s dive right in.   What is Employee Productivity? The importance of employee productivity is significant. That’s why it’s so important to first understand what it’s [...]

Minder vergaderen? Hoe bepaal je of een vergadering noodzakelijk is

Teveel aanwezigen? Onduidelijke agenda?  In de Verenigde Staten worden dagelijks 11 miljoen vergaderingen georganiseerd. 63% van die vergaderingen heeft geen agenda en 45% zijn informatieve personeelsvergaderingen. Volgens medewerkers voelt 33,4% van de vergadertijd als niet productief. Met andere woorden, je organisatie heeft niet al die vergadertijd nodig. De meeste problemen kunnen buiten de vergaderruimte worden afgehandeld. [...]

The Importance of Meetings: 5 Reasons You Need Meetings

Here’s the thing: Meetings can be a total time suck. At the same time, there ARE situations when meetings are needed. To help you figure out those situations, we put together this guide on the importance of meetings. Read on to learn five reasons you need meetings.   The importance of meetings Look: A lot [...]

8 Unexpected Productive Work Habits (2018 Edition)

Ever wondered how to get more done in less time? You’re not alone. That’s why we decided to put together this guide with 8 surprising productive work habits. Want to learn how to be productive? Read on.   1. Why you might get productivity wrong   Look: Most productivity articles talk about tracking time. You [...]

Avoid Unproductive Meetings: 6 Reasons to Hold a Meeting

You’ve been there before… Yup, you’ve sat through a meeting without a purpose. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? But here’s the thing: There’s a better way. Read on to learn the 6 reasons to hold a meeting… So that you can finally get rid of unproductive meetings.   Why are unproductive meetings such a huge problem? [...]

5 Mistakes That Keep You From Running Better Meetings

Feel like your meetings are ineffective… and at worst, useless? Unfortunately, most meetings don’t work. And it all comes down to a few meeting mistakes. Want to know what they are? Read on to learn the 5 biggest meeting mistakes that ruin effective business meetings… so that you can finally start running better meetings.   [...]

3 Key Ways to Immediately Increase Employee Productivity

Look: Employee productivity is HUGE in any workplace. After all, it has a direct effect on your profitability. Today, you learn exactly how to measure and increase employee productivity. These tips are a must if you want to ensure your employees are as productive (and happy) as possible. Ready to dive right in? Let’s go. [...]