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Tips for Managing Your Calendar and Meeting Rooms at Work

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Meetings are meant to improve productivity and efficiency. It is a time when people gather to get on the same page, create awareness of what needs to be done, and hold each other accountable to ensure that tasks get completed. If not planned out well, however, meetings can be a waste of time, and ultimately, hurt your company’s bottom line.    It’s important to schedule meetings for the right amount of time and with the right people, always starting with a clear objective in mind. Assigning someone to lead the meeting is key to ensure that it doesn’t go off the rails. But it’s not just the meetings themselves that can hurt efficiency and productivity if not carefully planned out.  The process of scheduling meetings, inviting

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  • Meetings are meant to improve productivity and efficiency. To succeed, you need to plan well. Get tips on how to manage your calendar and meeting rooms.
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The Pros and Cons of Single Sign-On for Your Business

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In a typical business day, employees use a plethora of applications to carry out their job duties, including email, CRM tools, ERP software, and meeting room booking systems. This has brought greater productivity and convenience to people’s work lives, but it has also created the need to maintain multiple login credentials. This can become a hassle when people forget or lose their passwords, as they often do.  Single Sign-On (SSO) can help to streamline the management of user accounts. Although SSO has been around for a while, it has only recently begun to gain more adoption. SSO is an authentication process that allows users to access multiple applications with a single set of login credentials. This enables them to use multiple applications, websites, or programs without having

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  • Remember all your passwords? Today people use several applications to carry out their job. Learn the pros and cons of Single Sign-On for your business.
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The Problems with Recurring Meetings and What to Do About Them

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Nothing kills productivity and innovation faster than having too many meetings. Recurring meetings are often the culprit. If you’re a middle manager, you likely spend 35% of your time in meetings. If you’re in upper level management, make that 50%. Recurring meetings are problematic because they typically last about an hour and lack a clear agenda. Regular communication is important, but it’s key to ensure that your recurring meetings are focused and productive.  We’ve all been a part of weekly recurring meetings including 20+ people that have been going on for years. Everyone comes to the meeting because they are supposed to but they aren´t really getting anything out of it. Some people are even looking at their phones or doing work on their laptops during these

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  • Recurring meetings often have no clear agenda, and take up too much of peoples time without clear results. Get tips on how to fix this problem here.
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How to streamline meeting room space utilization

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Space utilization has always been an issue for companies and corporations both big and small. This especially pertains to the booking of meeting rooms, and finding ways to make sure groups of all sizes have a room that can satisfy their need. However, by allowing central personnel, like receptionists the ability to re-arrange meetings into different rooms, you can fully utilize the space you are operating in.   Help reduce space conflicts How many of you have had to book a meeting in a room that seats more people than you have attending, or have tried to book a large room but find that the only one available is too small to host your attendees? The problem arises from not knowing how many guests

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  • Improve space utilization and effectiveness with a centralized meeting room booking manager.
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Why You Need a Clear Decision-Making Process for Meetings

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You’ve seen it happen before. A group of people convene to have a meeting with the goal of coming to a decision on an important matter. Each person in the group voices their opinion and presents research and recommendations that support their perspective. By the end of the meeting, everyone has heard everyone else out, yet the group still can’t seem to reach a decision.   What should a team do when they have dissected an issue yet still can’t seem to agree on a decision together? Oftentimes, people will just agree to disagree and say, “Let’s just see how it goes,” or conclude that they can come back to the topic at a later time. But this isn’t the right approach. It’s best if everyone that’s

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  • Business decisions are often made in meetings. To succeed in making united group decisions you need a clear decision-making process for your meetings.
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