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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings


I do meet up with my team, don’t take me wrong, and I enjoy those meetings since they only happen a couple of times here and there per week.

2013 122

Meeting Rules

Michael Sampson - Currents

” They struck me as directly transferrable to meetings: 1. When I was in Europe last month I spent a few days in Rotterdam. Why rush?

2016 44

So You Want to Host a Web Meeting? A Resource

Full Circle Associates

A long time ago in a planet far far away, a group of people asked if I could share some of my web meeting tips. You can see the genesis here.

2015 53

How to disrupt meetings

Chris Corrigan

With tongue in cheek, this would make an excellent set of guidelines to reflect on at the start of a meeting. Art of Hosting Facilitation

2015 38

Not Every Meeting Room Can Have a Surface Meeting Hub

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft is working to improve the meeting experience for people worldwide, and its Surface Meeting Hub is a good step in that direction. But for meetings to be as effective and engaging as possible requires web and video conferencing with features like screen sharing, IM and whiteboard. Meetings

2016 32

300,000 Hours a Year For One “Non-Essential” Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

– 20,000 hours per year for pre-meetings by each executive. – 210,000 hours per year for the prep meetings for the prep meetings.

2016 59

Why aren’t Australian politicians meeting CEOs of Facebook Twitter etc? #auspol

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

So: Ten bucks if you can find me a photo of a current Australian political leader meeting with CEO of Facebook or Twitter.* In Bed, Much?

2013 114

Simple meeting design

Chris Corrigan

In my experience good participatory meetings result from good design and preparation. A good invitation process makes the meeting easy.

HUMAN – sci-fi meets aid

Viv Mcwaters

As a long-time fan of science fiction, I was delighted to hear that J. was writing a new novel, the world’s first humanitarian science fiction.

2016 21

New Deloitte Collaboration Study laments meetings & distractions costs

The Bumble Bee

billion per annum. The survey suggests that 46% of a typical work day is spent interacting with others (compared to 39% doing individual work).

2014 53

Best practices for better meetings

The Bumble Bee

Jamie Billingham summarises best practices for radically improving meetings. To read Musing on Meetings, Team Form and Function.

Brain science meets social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm very happy to work with Ria van Dinteren to prepare a session on Brein meets social media on the 16th of February in the Netherlands.

Bring your meetings to life in 2016 – February workshop dates announced

Viv Mcwaters

Beyond the traditional ‘facilitator’ role – What does leading a meeting mean in today’s workplaces? Where? How much? $440

2016 54

Microsoft Surface Hub – Reinventing Meeting Dynamics

Michael Sampson - Currents

It is intended to be used for collaborative meetings, brainstorming, and other group activities. Meetings Price not disclosed.

2015 25

Four rules for collaborating well in meetings

The Bumble Bee

Now the other side of that coin is that 96% of people are trustworthy - ie 24 out of 25 people you meet. Five tips for a perfect meeting.

2012 45

Insider Trading, meet Outsider Traders, #SocialMedia style #Tesla

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Wall Street should be monitoring social media. So should companies around the world. Cos we are just too smart as a crowd. When do we see the 10.000?

2013 55

Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

The common theme is really about how the larger societal context meets the relevant community technologies. Common research themes.

2014 34

Mini-Workshop at the Office 365 and SharePoint User Group Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I was the second of two presenters at the Office 365 and SharePoint User Group meeting in Christchurch. Managing Meetings.

2016 47

Design Experiences, Don't Plan Meetings

Michael Sampson - Currents

John talks about the need to design the learning experiences at meetings , rather than leaving them up to chance: " "For far too long, meeting professionals have been in the planning business. We plan on inviting the same people to the same meeting to discuss the same issues, yet we expect different results. Being Collaborativ

"'Let's [not] meet'"

Endless Knots

Eli Stein cartoon, reprinted with permission Scott Kirsner's round-up today on how people feel about meetings - and what they do about it - is "likely" to be one of the most "liked" articles in modern Boston Globism. Other than. Business

Improving Meetings

Michael Sampson - Currents

Meetings are essential to collaboration, but they're the bane of people's existence. A couple of academics in 2006 wrote about the problem of attending too many meetings and spending too much time there. The more meetings one has to attend, the greater the negative effects; and. That was the experiment. My Comments.

Meet Jenna Woodul, the First Chief Community Officer

Managing Communities

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2014 39

Where were we again? Re-starting that last meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

This helps people pick up right where their last meeting ended with a simple and secure sign-in experience. ” “Where did we get to?,”

2016 25

Unconventional Meetings

Michael Sampson - Currents

In Jeffrey Baumgartner’s newsletter last year, he wrote about unconventional meetings. Fortunately, there are all kinds of ways you can challenge your meeting conventions. Don’t book a room, but randomly seek a space just before the meeting is to start. Have a standing meeting. Have a walking meeting.

Unconventional Meetings

Michael Sampson - Currents

In Jeffrey Baumgartner’s newsletter last year, he wrote about unconventional meetings. Fortunately, there are all kinds of ways you can challenge your meeting conventions. Don’t book a room, but randomly seek a space just before the meeting is to start. Have a standing meeting. Have a walking meeting.

Taking a Toshiba Z20T to a Meeting

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’m used to seeing those in meetings, but he had one of the Toshiba Z20t hybrid tablet/laptop devices instead.

2016 19

Meet Your New CEO – Your Kid


Summer time is usually one of the busiest times of the year for me in terms of extra curricular work related activities. you may be wondering, right?

2013 28

All you ever learned about meetings is wrong

The Bumble Bee

I have developed a radical new approach to meetings which I call "Egoless Meetings" which addresses three popular unwritten rules about good meeting practices which are unfortunately totally wrong. RULE 3 is that when you meet you must work as a team not as individuals. and waste the meeting. Some ignore it.

2011 37

Effective Meetings - What are the real research numbers?

Michael Sampson - Currents

SmartDraw is on a mission to improve meetings. There are estimated to be more than 11 million business meetings in the US every day.

2012 44

Connecting individuals in a large group meeting

Viv Mcwaters

This week I’m taking part in a global meeting of about 80 or so people and have about an hour to do some connecting activities.

The Meeting Map: Making Both Process and Content Explicit

How to Save the World

The mindmap can then serve as an instant set of ‘minutes’ by emailing it to all participants (and non-attendees) at the end of the meeting.

2015 18

Join us: Largest international Net-Mapper meeting ever!

Net-Map Toolbox

I am sure you have some great stories, lessons and results to share and together we might find the answers to your questions. And you.

2014 21

Tech steward meet tech mentor

Digital Habitats

(Cross-posted from my Learning Alliances blog.). Recently I finished a remarkably useful book: Mizuko Ito, et al. MIT Press, 2009). 59-60).

Stand-Up Meetings #meetings

Michael Sampson - Currents

The Wall Street Journal reports on the rise of stand-up meetings : " Atomic Object, a Grand Rapids, Mich., software-development firm, holds company meetings first thing in the morning. Stand-up meetings are part of a fast-moving tech culture in which sitting has become synonymous with sloth. Collaboration

Three Networking Types: People You’ll Meet while Searching For Your Next Job

Partnering Resources

The post Three Networking Types: People You’ll Meet while Searching For Your Next Job appeared first on Partnering Resources. Just Ask.

2013 50

Sense making, friend making and glaciers

Michelle Laurie

Despite spending 5-6 days at a conference, often far from home, participants are rarely given the opportunity to meet and network. Kathmandu.

2015 56

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work – A World Without Meetings?


Cancel the next meeting! Put a stop to meetings galore!: And, yes, not further meetings were required! Yes, that’s right!

2010 46

Meetings or Meetups?

Viv Mcwaters

Today facilitates off-line group meetings on any imaginable topic, now in 101 countries. Generally, I’m not a joiner of groups, especially if there’s even a sniff of agendas, minutes, and traditional meeting procedure. Nor am I a fan of meetings per se. They complain about these meetings. A lot.

Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!

Michelle Laurie

Effective meetings #rosviz communications effective meetings engagement graphic facilitation WorkshopsWhat is it exactly?

2015 50

The theatre of meetings

Viv Mcwaters

Contrast that experience with ones you may have had at work when attending a meeting. Scripted Play Work Meeting. Theatre Meeting room. Usually enjoyable Not another *%^$# meeting!