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Team Calendar Outlook®: The Benefits of Using a Group Calendar

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The Benefits of a Shared Calender Studies have shown that properly managed telecommuters are more productive than full-time, in-office workers, and a key tool that enables companies to effectively manage remote workers and coordinate team projects is a web-based team calendar. A team calendar software for Outlook® keeps remote workers and employees who are frequently on the road connected to your company. It offers a centralized way to set up meetings and projects. A group calendar can be viewed 24/7 from any web-enabled device. Project managers, consultants, salespeople, and other employees can access their team calendar when they are out of the office visiting clients or attending to other matters. They can use the group calendar to keep track of meetings, conference calls, and

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  • Not only does a team calendar for Outlook® improve internal communication, it also enhances the visitor management process
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The Future of Videoconferencing

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Back to the Future Flash Back In movies and TV shows like 'Back to the Future' and 'The Jetsons', the concept of video calls seemed like a distant reality. Now that technology has become an indispensable part of our everyday lives. Videoconferencing has been transformative in the business world, as it has allowed telecommuters and business teams across multiple locations to meet face to face despite physical distance. On the campuses of large companies, it can take 15 minutes to walk from one building to another for a meeting, so videoconferencing is becoming increasingly commonplace, even in co-located offices. Videoconferencing also helps businesses lower costs related to hiring by minimizing the need for travel. Anytime and Anywhere Part of the

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Why Project Managers Need a Resource Booking Tool

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The Right Resources at the Right Time Project management is all about managing tasks, timelines, and resources carefully. The discipline of project management has gained popularity in the last few decades due to its effectiveness in helping organizations complete tasks and successfully execute projects in a timely fashion. Although there are many things involved in planning and executing a project, time and resource management are critical to completing a project successfully. The word, “resources,” refers to all resources required for a project, including human resources, financial resources, meeting rooms, equipment, and more. Resource allocation involves planning all of the resources required for a project so that you only utilize the resources required and you can ensure that the resources you need are available when you need

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Knowing When to Speak Up in a Meeting and When to Keep to Yourself

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At an organization, your leadership potential and capabilities will be judged by your ability to contribute in meetings. Your participation in meetings and the things you say off the cuff are more important than what you say in a prepared speech or presentation because it is what you do every day. Speaking up in a meeting can help you move up in your career, while holding back can hurt it. Don’t wait till others ask you to contribute to say something. Speak up if you have something to say. But there are also times when you should stay quiet. Here are some tips to help you speak—or not speak—in your next meeting.     When Speaking Up in a Meeting Challenge Yourself

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How to Get Your To-Do List Done When You’re Always in Meetings

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Each morning, you start your workday with the intention of getting some heads-down time to finish all of those tasks that have been nagging at you for weeks. But by the end of the day, you still don’t have them done, the tasks carry over to the next day, and the cycle repeats itself. You can’t seem to make any progress between meetings because it’s not quite enough time to get in the zone and concentrate on finishing the tasks. You wait until you can find the perfect time to get the tasks done in one sitting, but that perfect time never comes. Before you know it, deadlines are looming and you need to stay late for a few days to knock the tasks out. While

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