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  • Podium
    Pitching: not just for baseball any more
    Who among us hasn't put our foot in our mouth somewhere along the line? Bill McGowan and Alisa Bowman have written Pitch Perfect: How to Say It Right the First Time, Every Time to help us get our feet back on the ground where they belong...
  • Total Wine and More
    Free Wine Tastings and use of Meeting Rooms in Southern California
    Do you need space to host your next club, association, industry or business meeting? Would you like a complimentary wine tasting after the meeting? The Total Wine and More stores that are popping up all around the Southern California area (and...
  • Delta Hotels
    Room Report: Delta Hotel Winnipeg, Canada
    Arrival Experience: The Delta Winnipeg is the largest hotel in town connected to the most meeting space in Manitoba. The RBC Convention Centre is a one-minute walk (via sky bridge) to the hotel's lobby and helps draw significant meetings and...
  • Leading and effective meetings
    Leading and effective meetings
    What is the point of weekly meetings at work? Many of us ask that very same question weekly as we prepare to attend or lead weekly department meetings, personnel meetings, group meetings, board meetings, etc. But, why do we meet every week?...
  • early morning meetings
    What to do if you run late for a morning meeting
    There is not much more embarrassing than walking in late to a morning meeting. You overslept or there was an accident on the highway that kept you from making it on time. Regardless of whether its a co-worker, boss or client, it's embarrassing...
  • Business Management
    Increasing Prоduсtivitу Bу Decreasing Thе Number Of Business Mееtingѕ
    One thing аbоut thе modern соrроrаtiоn thаt drivеѕ thоѕе with thе еntrерrеnеurѕ nutѕ iѕ all thе inсеѕѕаnt meetings thаt thеу hаvе. Entrepreneurs аrе used to dоing it аll аnd juѕt сringе wasteful time and соmmittееѕ. One quote that applies hеrе iѕ;...
  • Apple's FaceTime allows mobile videoconferencing
    New study shows modern meetings need to be face to face
    While some heralded conference calls as the answer to face-to-face meetings, nothing has ever truly replaced face time to close a deal. Blue Jeans Network yesterday, December 17 released information on its latest study, The State of the Modern...
  • Meetings
    11 ground rules for meeting behaviors
    In C. Elliott Haverlack's new book, Unbundle It, he recommends11 ground rules for meeting behaviors to help ensure meetings are both productive and effective:Arrive on time.Be respectful of other attendees.No phones or computers if at all...
  • Meeting to get things done
    Make the most of time spent in meetings: Part 2
    Try these five simple steps to help organize the day and ensure meetings aren’t happening just for the sake of meetings.Do you really need to meet? Why spend half the day sitting in meetings if it’s not necessary? A quick phone call or...
  • Empty meeting table
    Make the most of time spent in meetings: Part 1
    At one time or another, all of us have endured a painful meeting that dragged on and at the end, didn’t accomplish anything at all. Whether it was a one-on-one with the boss where the only topic covered was what happened over the weekend or...
  • Look like yourself
    The hunt is on
    Looking for love? You shouldn’t. Many people think that they need to be on guard; looking for potential partners everywhere they go. But a person should just be relaxed, because these things need to happen naturally. A lot of the time, you...
  • 3 Free Online Tools For Small Business Marketers
    3 Free Online Tools For Small Business Marketers
    There are many positive and negatives about being a small business owner and entrepreneur. One of the main issues is that the majority of those partaking in a new business venture aren't able to afford a business coach or other type of mentor...
  • Appointlet establishes online appointment scheduling for your daily routine
    Appointlet establishes online appointment scheduling for your daily routine
    Two questions: when was the last time you used a physical calendar? When was the last time you actually used a scheduler book? With the advancements of technology and essentially majority of Americans and Canadians using some sort of smartphone or...
  • Television in Mobile
    WPMI-TV promotes another local TV station's plan for a public meeting
    Recent local newscasts produced by WPMI-TV had news presenters promoting a plan by WEAR-TV to host a public meeting at Pensacola State College in Pensacola, Florida (southeast of Mobile) on Wednesday, March 6th concerning gun control, and a plan...
  • It Should Be Illegal!
    It Should Be Illegal!
    What would you do if one of your most valuable possessions was taken from you? In actual fact, this valuable possession was stolen from you? You would initially be upset and anger might set in. Now what would you do if this happened to you again?...