If there’s one thing SMEs can’t afford to do, it’s waste hours in the day. As the old saying goes, time is money – and with limited people resource to rely on, employees at smaller organisations can’t be tied up on tasks that aren’t adding business value.
With that in mind, it’s not hard to see why meetings can be an issue
Are your meetings a real yawn? Do they start late, run long and wander off point at the drop of a hat? Do folks frequently have to stop to search for a copy of the file you were discussing or to find colleagues who need to weigh in?
It’s time to find a better way and to turn ho-hum meetings into focused, information-packed sessions
On those days when there just aren’t enough hours to get everything done, there’s nothing worse than being stuck in an unproductive meeting. It’s a common dilemma. In fact, a recent study shows people spend at least 1 hour per day in unproductive meetings – wasting about 20 hours per month!
Fortunately, collaboration tools can now make ineffective meetings a thing of the past. Not
Step through the door of almost any business and you’ll discover meetings are a way of life. But ask people what they think about those meetings and you’ll soon discover competing camps.
Just look at the headlines below from respected business publications and you’ll see the range of opinions. Some think meetings are vital. Some agree, but think we’ve got to make
If you’re a small business owner, you may well already be debating how 2019’s SME trends (like an increasing focus on wellness benefits , or a rise in voice-first technology ) might affect your business. Chances are, you’re also mulling over your technology plans for the year ahead – especially if you’ve got ambitions for growth this year.
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