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How to Read a Room Before a Meeting Starts

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To have a successful meeting, it’s important to understand the words being spoken, as well as comprehend tacit, underlying feelings and interactions. You have to know how to pick up on subtle cues and assess the unspoken feelings meeting participants are having. You also need to be able to gauge how people are responding to you and adjust your communications accordingly.  In order to read between the lines, it’s critical to understand people and what they want and don’t want. This helps to build trust between you and your team. Some people find it easy to read a room

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Meeting Check-Ins: What They Are and How They Could Benefit Your Organization

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How do you start your meetings? Do you engage meeting participants from the start? The reason why a lot of employees groan when they find out they have to attend another meeting is because they see it as a waste of time. If you want your meetings to be productive, engaging, and well received, it’s important to start off your meetings right because it sets the tone for the rest of the meeting. A great way to open every meeting is with a check-in.  A check-in consists of asking meeting participants a question or set of questions at

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Book Meetings Directly in Exchange from Meeting Room Screens

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Boost your efficiency, engage your audience, and manage your workspace with digital meeting room signs. Digital signage allows you to take control of room and resource scheduling at your organization by helping people find available meeting rooms more quickly, book meetings on the fly, and update meeting information right on digital meeting room screens.   Interactive Door Signs: Book Meetings Directly on the Screen  Digital signs provide an at-a-glance view of a meeting room’s availability. Using the touchscreen, you can book, start, end, or cancel meetings right on the meeting room sign. Our digital

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Optimizing Video Conferencing in Your Organization with a Support Desk Dashboard

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Video conferencing is a reliable and cost-effective alternative to traveling for in-person meetings. It is also much more effective than communicating via telephone in many situations because it allows you to connect visually with the people you’re talking to, demonstrate products, and actually see what you’re discussing.   Although video conferencing cannot replace face-to-face interaction, it is the next closest thing to being there in person. During a video conferencing call, you can see people’s facial expressions and body language, which leads to more effective collaboration.   Video conferencing allows organizations to communicate with colleagues and clients across

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Productive Meetings – How to Set an Effective Agenda and Accomplish Your Meeting Objectives

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We’ve all been in meetings that veer off topic or in which participants are unprepared. In order to prevent this from occurring and avoid wasting people’s time, it’s important to start your meetings with a clear agenda. A well-written meeting agenda helps participants come better prepared and stay on task. A meeting agenda is also helpful in allocating time, getting everyone on the same page, and identifying when a discussion of a particular topic is complete. When problems occur during a meeting, a meeting agenda can bring the conversation back on course and help your team address issues. A

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