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Improve Your Meetings with Design Thinking

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Organizations hold more than 3 billion meetings each year. Executives spend nearly half of their time at work in meetings. While meetings can be instrumental in helping an organization make informed decisions and improve collaboration, they can also be a waste of time if you don’t plan them thoughtfully.   A great way to breathe new life into your meetings is by applying design thinking. Design thinking is a concept that originated at Stanford’s d.school and was popularized by the founder of IDEO, David Kelly. The design thinking methodology is typically used to create innovative products and services as well as solve complex problems. It is an ideation method used by designers but it can also be applied to other areas.   By applying design thinking

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How to Develop an Effective Meeting Agenda

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We’ve all been a part of meetings that get off track, with meeting organizers seem ill-prepared. These kinds of problems usually stem from the fact that the meeting organizer did not provide an effective meeting agenda. An agenda sets expectations for participants and helps them prepare for the meeting. Before scheduling a meeting, the first question to ask yourself is, “What do I want to accomplish with this meeting?” Once you’ve identified a purpose and goal for your meeting, you can create the agenda. In other words, begin with the end in mind. An agenda stating the purpose and goal of a meeting helps attendees stay focused. Preparing your agenda in advance will help you prioritize topics for your meeting and ensure that you don’t miss

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Get Your Workplace Ready for Social Distancing with the Workspace App

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COVID-19 has changed many aspects of our lives, including the way we work. Although many employees are still working from home, more and more companies are preparing for a gradual return to the office. Organizations are under pressure to implement social distancing measures to prevent the spread of the virus as their employees return to work. If your company has taken a traditional approach to workspace management up until now, with one designated employee per desk, you might be having a hard time determining how to transition to a more flexible seating strategy in order keep employees safe.   How to Protect Your People Using Flexible Seating   A lot of modern offices have open floorplans, so if everyone is in the office at

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  • Getting employees back to work and keep social distancing using the Workspace App
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Create an Agile, Flexible Workplace with the Workspace Booking App and Hot Desk Management Solution

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Now you can simplify meeting room and hot desk booking with the Workspace Booking App by Add-On Products. This tool lets your employees determine workspace availability, make room reservations, and adjust or cancel bookings. The floor map feature boasts interactive floor plans that are based on your organization’s layout.    Using the Workspace Booking App is an effortless and easy way to help make your workplace more efficient. Employees no longer have to rely on an office admin to book meeting spaces or find and book available hot desks for them. Through the Workspace app’s user-friendly interface, employees can reserve conference rooms, hot desks, and other resources in your Office 365 environment. Not only is this quick and convenient for employees, it also enables your

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Best Practices for Virtual Meetings

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Boost Productivity and Save Time and Money with Virtual Meetings Meetings are an inevitable part of work, no matter what industry you’re in. For companies that have multiple locations across the country or around the world, or whose employees frequently travel on business, it can be challenging and costly to have meetings in person. Videoconferencing software makes it possible to meet without the limitations of time and space. You can meet with dispersed teams for a variety of purposes, including sales presentations, training, and status update meetings. Thanks to videoconferencing technology, you no longer have to worry about driving across the city or hopping on a plane to meet with colleagues in other locations. What’s more, you can record meetings and allow others to view

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