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The Biggest Meeting Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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How much time at work do you spend in meetings? If you’re like most people, probably a lot. While well-thought-out meetings have the capacity to encourage people to take action, strengthen relationships, and improve collaboration, poorly planned meetings can have the opposite effect.   A good number of meetings that are held in the business world are a waste of time. Don’t be one of those meeting organizers. Learn how to conduct more effective and productive meetings by avoiding these common meeting mistakes.   No Agenda or Goals   Meetings with no agenda are destined for failure. You need to have a clear idea of why you are pulling people together into a room. A meeting agenda lays out a defined purpose for

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  • What is the biggest meeting mistakes and how do you avoid them?
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Designing a Positive Visitor Experience That Leaves a Strong Impression

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We all know that first impressions count. When you invite a potential business partner to your office, or you host a group of clients for a lunch meeting, you want to be sure that the experience from the moment they walk in the door is one that will leave them with a positive image of your company. Before mapping out how you will create a positive visitor experience, it’s crucial to identify who your visitors are and why they are visiting you. Map out the ideal experience for each visitor type and scenario separately.   Identify Touchpoints   Once you have identified who will be visiting your office and why, determine which touchpoints visitors will interact with at your office. They may include the

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  • A positive first impression when you invite visitors to your office counts.
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How to Design Meeting Spaces, From Meeting Room Signage to Huddle Rooms

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Are you moving into a new office space or looking for ways to revamp your existing space? Providing well-designed meeting rooms is an important aspect of creating a successful, productive workspace.  There has been a trend toward more flexible meeting spaces that accommodate dynamic, hands-on meetings and breakout sessions. People are adapting to the evolution of the workplace into one that has become more flexible, fast-paced, and conducive to multi-tasking.   What Is a Flexible Meeting Space?  A flexible meeting space is one that accommodates traditional meetings, such as theatre, board, or classroom-style meetings, but also allows for more dynamic meeting formats and encourages employees to rearrange the room.    Today’s office furniture is light, movable, stackable, or on wheels, and this encourages

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  • Well-designed meeting rooms and huddle rooms are an important aspect of creating a successful, productive workspace.
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Why You Should Stop Working From Home

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Many people dream of working from home. They can say goodbye to their dreadful commute, wear pajamas all day, sip on homemade coffee, and zip through tasks without the distractions of an office. Better yet, remote working could even mean working from exotic destinations, such as a tropical beach, with just your laptop. Despite its obvious advantages, working at home can bring a number of distractions and downsides.   Concentration Suffers Having difficulty concentrating on work issues is a common complaint for those who work from home. Everything from unexpected visits, to noise from children or pets can make it very distracting to work from home. Other people may also have a hard time accepting the notion that you are busy, even though you

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  • Many people dream of working from home, but is it always such a good idea?
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The Secrets to Success for Remote Agile Teams

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Agile development was originally designed for teams that are co-located in the same office. The agile methodology recognizes face-to-face communication as being the most effective way to share ideas and collaborate with colleagues. The benefits of in-person communication include having the ability to sketch on a whiteboard or on post-it notes, so you can clarify your ideas and minimize the amount of time it takes to get a message across. But these days, many businesses have distributed teams that work on agile projects across time zones. If you strictly adhere to the agile methodology, it’s hard to follow a lot of its practices without being face-to-face with your colleagues. Some of the unique challenges facing agile teams include the following:  Building rapport with teams

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  • Learn the secrets to success for remote agile teams - how to implement clear communication and transparency in your team.
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