How to get a better ROI in a supplier market with meetings? Part 1

2015 has been one the strongest years for hotels in history. Until…2016 comes. If you are booking meetings into next year you are most likely seeing that the hotels are calling the shots. You can reference my last blog about this to navigate more effectively but what else can you do to drive ROI?   … Continued

What kind of meeting should I have?

When planning a meeting, a lot of people don’t even ask this question. And they really should. They fall back on habit and conduct meetings in a way that they feel most conformable or have the most experience. You’ve always used audio conferencing, so whenever you run a meeting you get everyone on the bridge. … Continued

Pros and Cons of Online Meetings for Employee Training

Web based training or eLearning is increasing in popularly and for good reason.  There are many benefits of training employees online but there are also limitations.  Here’s a review of eLearning Pros and Cons and some ways you can make the Cons disappear.   

6 Ways to Show How Smart You Are in Meetings

Meetings are great places to showcase your mental acuity.  There’s no better place really.  Your co-workers are present, your boss is present, everyone who has a say in your career path is present.  That means it’s time for you to shine.  Set a good example, show off your smarts and ensure effective meetings with these … Continued

How to Advance Your Career with Successful Meetings

What’s the best way to advance your career?  Simply, it’s to find out what your boss or their boss wants and exceed their expectations. One way to do this is to become a successful meeting expert. The ability to successfully manage a meeting is rare.  Who among us hasn’t been to a horrible, boring, unproductive … Continued

How to Increase Productivity in 2015

Are you trying to be more productive in 2015?  Be sure to use some tips from the infographic below as you plan for success.  Also, remember productivity isn’t only about you.  Truly productive leaders know how increase productivity with effective teamwork. 

Why Effective Meetings are Worth Much More Then They Cost

Between face-to-face briefings, audio conferences, web conferences and webinars, most people experience unproductive meetings on a weekly basis.  This is because so many are ill planned, mishandled, and pointless.  People call them when they don’t need to – wasting the time and resources of their co-workers, clients, partners, stakeholders and vendors.