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How to Avoid Information Bottlenecks in Your Office

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We’ve all been there; a missed email, a meeting that happens without our knowledge, a memo that never made it to our desk. In organizations, problems with the flow of information can hinder our ability to perform our jobs well, and can cause serious issues in team dynamics. But most of the time communication breakdown isn’t malicious or even intentional in nature. Most of the time it simply comes down to an information bottleneck and a lack of resources for clear communication.

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How to Prioritize Individual Tasks vs. Meetings

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In most companies across all industries, employees face an ever-present dilemma: to focus on individual tasks, or participate in meetings. When it comes down to it, it can be difficult to know how to prioritize when to say “no” to a meeting in order to focus on a deadline, or to say “yes” and risk losing productive time if the meeting is a waste of time. Luckily, there are a few ways to ensure that you can prioritize correctly, and understand how to make choices that value your time.

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How to Avoid Workplace Competition over Meeting Rooms

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If you’re working in a company that requires a lot of facetime with your clients and/or colleagues, we’re guessing that you probably conduct meetings frequently. While this isn’t a problem by nature, many companies run into issues when a competition over meeting rooms starts to surface. To avoid workplace competition over meeting spaces, you may want to consider a few tactics you can deploy so that everyone can hold the meetings they need to, without feeling stressed in the office.

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How to Schedule a Meeting in Outlook

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We all want our days in the office to run smoothly so that we can focus on the important tasks at hand. However, to have the days run smooth some effort and planning is required. Scheduling and conducting meetings are for many one of the largest impacts on productivity today. For those of you who use Outlook for your daily emails, managing your meetings is probably more convenient than you think. This basic guide will take you through the process of scheduling a meeting and a room for that meeting in Outlook.

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Prove Your Productivity While Working From Home

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Working from home was once seen as a luxury or infrequent perk of some jobs, but as technology improves and physical presence becomes less necessary, working from home is becoming a mainstay of modern offices. While some companies seem to use working from home as a natural part of their workplace culture, others are reluctant to get on board because of fears regarding productivity and employee accountability. Here are a few ways how you can prove your productivity while working from home.

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Say Hello to Your New Best Friend – Meetio App

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Scheduling meetings and meeting rooms aren’t supposed to be a hassle neither time consuming, it should just work! Meetio strives to create better meetings and to simplify peoples’ workdays and since day one, our core values Smart, Simple, Reliable have conducted the way we do business and develop products. We are now taking the next step by launching an iOS app for even easier meeting scheduling!

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How to Have Efficient Meetings in Distributed Teams

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Increasingly, more companies are allowing their employees to work from home. Some organizations are even utilizing the new strategy of distributed teams (i.e. people working in the same team but in different geographical locations). And other companies simply have several offices in multiple locations. One concern that many managers have is that meetings will start to become inefficient when participants aren’t physically all together. To make sure your meetings stay efficient even when not all attendees are in the same room, follow these three steps:

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5 Ways to Hold an Efficient Last Minute Meeting

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Let’s face it – last minute meetings are inevitable. When we need to do spur of the moment check-ins, or realize that later today is the only overlapping time that a team has free, last minute meetings can be crucial. That, however, doesn’t mean they’re always very efficient or productive. So how do you make sure that last minute meetings are just as successful as your regularly scheduled and pre-planned ones? Stick to high-focus places and activities!

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