Confessions of a Multitasker

Killing opportunities one extra task at a time. In the late 1990s to early 2000s people started adding ‘Excellent at multitasking’ to the skills section of their resumes. I was no different. Being able to do 2 things at once is an amazing skill and I’ve been practicing since I was a kid while doing … Continued

11 Reasons why your most important meetings should be held in-person

The power of human contact Here at Teamings we love technology, especially meeting technology. Audio conferencing, video and web conferencing has come a long way and we look forward to every new development that will help create more effective meetings. But one thing remains clear, face-to-face meetings are still the most powerful way to meet.

Making Audio Conferences More Secure

Do you think about the security of your business meetings? How important is security to your business? Imagine all the sensitive details disclosed on conference calls about your company’s finances, the launch of a new product, the hiring of a top executive, and even some marketing meetings. In an age where corporate espionage is a … Continued

Why most meetings are not productive.

Performance = Potential – Interference Curious about why your meetings are not as productive as they could be? In his book, The Inner Games of Tennis, Timothy Gallwey proposed the idea that performance is equal to potential minus interference. Without interference, performance would equal potential, thus by limiting interference, tennis players can perform closer to … Continued

The Most Important Conference Call Tool Most People Never Use

Another way you can make your conference calls more successful I know a lot of people struggle with managing audio conferences. I see this struggle everyday as I work with our clients to improve their meetings. They complain that they feel blind and they have no control.

8 Ground Rules for Successful Conference Calls

One of the best ways you can ensure your audio conference or conference call is a success is to provide an upfront contract, of sorts, to the attendees. This, along with a sharp meeting objective and well- thought out agenda, is an essential step in meeting prep. An Upfront contract establishes the ground rules for … Continued

12 Signs Your Meeting Might Fail

There are good meetings and bad meetings. The successful meetings leave people feeling informed, inspired and productive. The bad ones leave people rolling their eyes, checking their e-mails and wishing they were somewhere else. Make sure your meeting isn’t destined to be one of the bad ones.