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Why Your Meetings Should Have Fewer Than 8 People

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Quality Meetings  There are many mistakes that people make when running meetings, one of the most common of them being a lack of consideration around who they invite to their meetings. Deciding who to invite to a meeting can be tough because you don’t want anyone to feel left out or forget to invite someone important to a meeting. However, by inviting too many people to a meeting, you can unintentionally decrease the quality of the meeting. According to research on group size, the most productive meetings have 5 to 8 attendees. If you invite too many people to your meetings, the following can happen: People are less candid and become more reserved Difficult topics and decisions are taken offline There

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5 Benefits of Hot Desking for Companies and Employees

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What is Hot Desking? Hot desking is a desk sharing trend that arose around the 1990s. In offices with hot-desking, workers take whatever desk is available, instead of having one assigned space. A workspace booking solution helps maximize the use of flexible workstations. In the modern workplace, agility is crucial. Businesses are constantly looking for ways to support flexibility and foster teamwork and innovation. While the practice of hot desking has been around for the past 20 years or so, it didn’t become commonplace till recent years. Hot desking can cut the costs of running an office by up to 30%, so it’s a popular choice among employers. Hot desking offers benefits for employees, too. Below are the top 5 benefits of hot desking for companies

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  • Recently hot desking has become more commonplace as businesses are constantly looking for ways to support flexibility.
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What Services and Equipment Should You Order When You Book a Meeting?

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Use the Right Services and Tools As much as they are abhorred, meetings are vital to management and communication in the workplace. Properly planned and run meetings save time, boost motivation, increase productivity, solve problems, and help achieve buy-in. If you’re a middle manager, you probably spend about 35% of your time in meetings. Make that 50% if you’re in upper management. Considering how much time we spend in meetings at work, it’s important to make the most out of this time by properly planning, preparing for, and running meetings. One important aspect of running a meeting is using the right services and tools.   Must-Have Audiovisual Products for Your Conference Rooms One of the most embarrassing things that can happen is

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5 Steps to a Successful Software Proof of Concept

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Maximize the benefits of your project Not all resource booking and meeting management software will meet the needs of your company. That’s why it’s important to do a proof of concept (POC) in order to determine how software will function in your organization.  A proof of concept, also known as a proof of principle, is a partial solution that involves a small number of users. The objective of a POC is to determine whether software satisfies certain requirements and to test the vendor’s claims. It entails setting up the software in-house to run on your machines and in your environment to ensure that it functions as expected. It’s no different from taking a car for a test drive before you buy it. Here are 5

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  • Not all resource booking and meeting management software will meet the needs of your company. That’s why it’s important to do a proof of concept (POC) - learn 5 steps to perform a successful POC.
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How to Start Meetings in a Way That Grabs and Keeps People's Attention

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Get off to a Good Start  If you tell your team that you’re about to have a meeting, it’s more likely that you’ll be met with a chorus of groans than delight. One of the main reasons that meetings are held in poor regard is because they are seen as boring and a waste of time. But the problem isn’t meetings in and of themselves—the issue is that many meetings don’t start right. The first few minutes of a meeting set the tone for the rest of the meeting. If you start off the meeting on the wrong foot, people are going to be taken off track or will zone out altogether. Here are some tips for starting meetings in a way that gets and

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