Use meetings to cultivate success and prevent failure

Posted by Troels Emborg
on June 29, 2017

Few things are as tiresome as a meeting opened by the boss, followed by the boss taking the floor, the boss elaborating, and finally the boss summarising, while everyone else attending the meeting is mainly concerned about staying awake.

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Topics: Meetings, Effective Meetings, meeting culture

Get help and improve your meeting culture

Posted by Troels Emborg
on June 22, 2017

Changing a long since established organisational culture can prove a difficult task holding both advantages and drawbacks. A strong culture might be key to the business keeping its share of the market, to deliveries staying on point, and to the hiring of the exactly right employees.

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Topics: Meetings, Effective Meetings, meeting culture

Digital tools could improve your meetings

Posted by Troels Emborg
on June 21, 2017

 

You have busy days, right?

In that case, you are not alone. Time is a scarce resource and although we have more digital tools and aids at hand than ever before we often forget to use them.

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Topics: Digital Meeting, Meetings, Effective Meetings

New habits may give new life to meetings

Posted by Sisse Haldrup
on June 16, 2017

Just like the cows of Hinduism, the meeting seems a holy institution in Danish businesses and organisations. We have firmly established rituals, strictly observed, and we have holy principles that we shield and protect. But must we always do as usual or could there be reasons for shaking things up and going quite differently about it?

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Topics: Meetings, Effective Meetings

What type of meeting is this?

Posted by Troels Emborg
on April 20, 2017

Most of us know the feeling of entering a meeting room without being entirely sure what type of meeting it actually is.

Naturally, we will often know the other attendees and we might have some idea of what the cause of the meeting is. However, we aren’t necessarily certain when it comes to defining the purpose of the meeting. Purpose, in the sense of a shared understanding of the desired and expected outcome.

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Topics: Meetings, Meeting types

Guide: Choose the right environment for your meeting

Posted by Sisse Haldrup
on March 28, 2017

 

Is the environment you are holding your meetings in contributing to productive work? The room and its interior actually affects the way in which you are interacting, learning, listening and working together.

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Topics: Meetings, Effective Meetings

Five tips for effective virtual meetings

Posted by Jasmine Cargill
on January 5, 2017

Virtual meetings can be challenging but when face-to-face isn’t an option and the group email chains are getting too complex, it’s time to bring the team together virtually

All too many people have had the experience of a conference call gone wrong, awkward silences, people talking over each other, and that distracted tone of voice and clicking keyboard that tells you your colleague is using the meeting as a chance to catch up on something else. But it doesn’t have to be this way. With the right set-up, video meetings can be just as effective as face-to-face meetings, possibly even more so. 

Next time you need to connect your colleagues across time and space, try these tips for maximizing engagement and bringing the meeting to life.

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Topics: Digital Meeting, virtual meetings, Meetings, conference calls

Make your meetings more collaborative

Posted by Jasmine Cargill
on December 8, 2016

Collaboration is a buzz word in the workplace these days, and though it can be overused, there is truth to the expression “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts”. Collaborative meetings, done well, means getting more done and creating greater outcomes than working in silos.

Here are three tips for more organizing more productive and collaborative meetings.

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Topics: Collaborative Meetings, Meetings, Effective Meetings

How much time do you spend in meetings?

Posted by Nanna Manbjerg Rasmussen
on December 14, 2015


When spending a lot of time attending meetings, naturally, also a huge amount of time are spent preparing and processing these meetings.

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Topics: Digital Meeting, Effiective Meetings, Meetings