Today, we’re launching Activity Reports to further the reach of your data collected in meetings. …Read more
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
Technology, increased mobility and a growing workforce of so-called “millennials” means that the workplace of 2016 is very different to the office environment of yesteryear. Flexible working, flatter management structures and foosball tables are all the rage in today’s workplace, and companies not offering this are increasingly losing out when competing for young talent.
To see …Read more
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
We cast a spell on the improvements that haunted our “Todo List”! Here’s what you missed in October:
– 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
In our latest series, we’ve been looking at how cognitive biases can negatively impact organisations. Here, we look at a bias that is often caused (and even encouraged) by leaders themselves: bandwagon bias.
Humans are naturally influenced by others, and bandwagon bias is our tendency to think something is a good idea because others do. Its …Read more
On-time and on-budget – it’s the project manager’s mantra. But a study into 50,000 company projects in the US by the Standish Group found that just 16.2% of projects are actually successful in achieving this. For the rest, projects on average overrun by a staggering 189% of the original cost estimate and 222% of the original time …Read more
Your event went smoothly, everything ran like clockwork and you came in under budget. But was it a success? How do you measure the return on investment? And how can you improve? We often think all the hard work is done before an event, but here we’ll explain why the aftermath needs just as much attention as the planning …Read more
For the next post in our series on having better meetings we’re going to look at one-to-one meetings. Check out the first in the series on company-wide all-hands meetings here.
One-to-one meetings are a conversation between a team leader and a team member, and are really as simple as they sound. However, the more you put …Read more
We all know that meetings work best when you set an agenda and have a structure. But when it comes to running them, not all meetings are the same. For example, how many people are involved? What are the goals? Who will be attending?
In this series, we look at some common meeting formats and give you our tried …Read more