Published on 11/01/17 in Productivity Tips

Wisembly Tips: Books for Managers in 2017

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2017 is here, and with it the chance of a fresh start and opportunity to grow. As they say: new year, new you. We’ve rounded up our essential reading list on a range of topics from leadership to communication to help you develop and grow as a manager. …Read more

Published on 12/12/16 in Inside Wisembly

Wisembly: November 2016 Updates

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Essentials:

You can allow your participants to comment the messages sent by others in the stream (setting available in Settings Messages). Read the related article.
Video tutorials are available to help you discover and understand the main features to prepare your Wiz (available from the Help and Support section)

Good to know:
From your Launchpad (in the Run section), …Read more

Published on 8/12/16 in Future of Work

Cognitive bias series #3: Avoiding trivial product decisions

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What’s easier to discuss: the pros and cons of using an atomic reactor, or choosing the colour of a bikeshed? This is the example used by writer C Northcote Parkinson when explaining his Law of Triviality, which is the tendency for us humans to spend more time discussing easy, or trivial, matters over more important ones. In Parkinson’s anecdote, …Read more

Published on 1/12/16 in Employee Engagement

Going beyond CVs when growing your team

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When hiring new employees, the list of qualities needed in a candidate usually goes something like this: proactive, ambitious, a team player, self-managing, driven and displays leadership skills. Yet even when candidates seem to demonstrate these qualities, they may not be right for your team. So how do you find the perfect fit?
Traditional recruitment processes have long used …Read more

Published on 16/11/16 in Productivity Tips

Better meetings series #3: 3 tips for running productive stand-up meetings

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Stand-up meetings are often seen as being the solution to end unproductive, overly long meetings. The concept is simple really: standing up is uncomfortable, so it encourages people to be concise, to the point and keeps the discussion moving.
Also called the “daily scrum” in Agile project management, stand-up meetings are short, usually 15 minute daily meetings involving the …Read more

Published on 10/11/16 in Inside Wisembly

Wisembly : The October 2016 Updates

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We cast a spell on the improvements that haunted our “Todo List”! Here’s what you missed in October:
Essential:
– Show right and wrong answers of a Quiz on the Projection screen.
– Add videos available in the Support section. Videos are contextualized according to your location in the application, when you click on the “Help and Support” button. …Read more