Published on 11/10/16 in Future of Work
Meetings get a bad rep. They waste time, keep people from their work and sometimes don’t seem to get us anywhere. But why are meetings so unproductive? One reason is cognitive bias.
Published on 29/09/16 in Inside Wisembly
Cognitive biases are our tendency to come to a conclusion about something in a way which is not based on objective information. Some biases, called heuristics, can …Read more
Attending events is one of the best ways to network and raise profile for you and your organisation. The tech industry is really spoilt for choice when it comes to conferences and events, with world-class speakers and attendee lists that include key influencers in the field.
Published on 27/09/16 in Inside Wisembly
If you’re anything like me, work and life often get in the way …Read more
One of our priorities with Wisembly is to give you a better understanding of your team mates and collaborators working on a project. A big part of this happens during meetings, by giving a voice to each and every participant. But to help you improve on meetings in the long run, we had to give you more tools. …Read more
Published on 22/09/16 in Employee Engagement
This article is written in collaboration with iAdvize, the conversational commerce platform that enables businesses to engage their customers and prospects anywhere and at any time.
Published on 19/09/16 in Future of Work
Strategically managing your brand’s community will bring value to your brand’s image and your business profit. Your internal and external communities are an extension of …Read more
In this series we’ve been looking at some of the challenges big companies face around retaining company culture. Here, we’re going to take a more in-depth look at solving one of them: the problem of having employees based in multiple geographic locations.
Published on 13/09/16 in Productivity Tips
We’ve said before that small startups are lucky – they have simple structures, fewer …Read more
Here in the UK, we’re pretty bad at engaging our employees, with ORC International’s ‘Global Perspectives’ employee engagement survey placing the UK 18th out of 20 countries. If the UK moved its engagement levels to the middle of the top quartile it would lead to a £25.8bn increase in GDP. …Read more
Published on 6/09/16 in Future of Work
We recently looked at some of the challenges facing big companies looking to create a solid company culture. Here, we’re going to take a more detailed look at one of those problems.
Published on 1/09/16 in Productivity Tips
How can a company create a solid culture when they are just too big to agree?
Small startups are lucky. Due to their …Read more
Don’t be alarmed, but there’s an epidemic taking over offices across the UK…
Published on 30/08/16 in Employee Engagement
With 36% of all meetings considered unproductive, and 77% of them lacking organisation, this is a dangerous situation for businesses.
But for one company, meetings are less of a problem. In fact, they’re as productive as productive can …Read more
Your employees have a lot to say about you on social media. 50% of them post pictures, videos or messages about you on social media from time to time.
Published on 25/08/16 in Productivity Tips
The good news is that you can do more than hoping they’re good messages.
In the first part of the series we spoke about …Read more
Attention is a delicate thing. At one moment you have it, then the next, it’s gone.
Generally speaking a good article can hold your attention for 400 – 500 words. But holding on to the attention of attendees at a conference is much, much harder.
Why? Humans are visually wired, we have short attention spans and a lot on …Read more