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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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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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The Importance of Complying with the EU’s New Data Protection Rules Under the GDPR

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The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted in April of 2016, forever altering the global digital privacy landscape. Designed to unify the data protection laws across EU member states, GDPR has impacted every entity that holds or uses European personal data both inside and outside of Europe. This means that nearly every website and application in the world has been affected.   Almost every aspect of people’s lives now revolves around data. Services people use every day, like social media and bank applications, collect, store, and analyze personal data. Under GDPR, organizations must ensure that they gather data under strict conditions and protect it from misuse. Lack of compliance could lead to hefty fines of up to €20 million or 4% of annual turnover. Non-compliance

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10 Ways to Lower Workplace Stress

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While experiencing some amount of stress in the workplace is normal and even beneficial for staying focused and energized on the job, an excessive amount of stress at work can affect your productivity and performance. Taking steps to reduce workplace stress is healthy and can even help you do your job better. It’s easier and less time-consuming than you think to reduce workplace stress. There’s no need to splurge on a spa treatment or weekend luxury retreat to relax and recuperate. The following are 10 ways that you can reduce stress and take yourself from chaos to calm. 1. Listen to music If you’re feeling overwhelmed and it’s possible for you to listen to music on the job, slip on some earbuds and listen to

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