How to Take Clear Meeting Minutes - A Checklist

Ariane von Berg, Tuesday 28 October 2014 | Reading time: unknown

Meeting Minutes Checklist and Free Template | InLoox

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What is one of the essential key factors in successful project management? Ensuring that everyone involved is up to date on the latest project related information. A crucial aspect of conducting effective meetings is taking meeting minutes. Here is a checklist that helps you capture essential information from meetings and put your meeting minutes in the right format for best results.

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How to Conduct Effective and Productive Business Meetings

Aaron McCardell, Thursday 23 October 2014 | Reading time: unknown

How to Conduct an Effective and Productive Business Meeting | InLoox

The more experience I gain in the corporate leadership world, the more I realize how much we like to complicate very simple things. We make very complex rules for how we should behave in meetings, how leadership (as opposed to lower-level employees) should behave. The fact of the matter is, though, that if you just treat people with common decency, all those rules sort of fall into place. Here's what I mean:

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Coping with Stress at Work: Tips for Preventing and Reducing Stress

Ariane von Berg, Wednesday 22 October 2014 | Reading time: unknown

How to Manage Stress at Work - Intro and Techniques for Stress Management

The average business professional has a multitude of projects on their plate to deal with at the same time. Modern workers get interrupted several times an hour amounting to a total of more than two hours a day. You know what I’m talking about. I compiled tips for better managing work related stress and help you maintain a good work-life-balance.

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11 Tips for Creating a PowerPoint Presentation that Stands Out

Aaron McCardell, Wednesday 15 October 2014 | Reading time: unknown

11 Tips for Creating a PowerPoint Presentation that Stands Out

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PowerPoint has done something truly remarkable. It has exaggerated the presentation tendencies of presenters everywhere. Good presentations have become great, but boring presentations have become unbearable. Here are eleven recommendations to keep in mind when creating a PowerPoint presentation that should help you stay in the former, and from the latter.

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Planning Poker: How to Estimate Time for a Project

Klara Obermair, Thursday 09 October 2014 | Reading time: unknown

Planning Poker

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Have you ever worked on a project where deadlines were too tight? Then chances are that the atmosphere on the team wasn’t quite the best because team members had to work ridiculous hours and still didn’t get their workloads done and clients weren’t happy. Chances are, too, that this resulted from underestimating the amount of time needed to get work done. Here is a technique that helps you accurately estimate the time it takes to complete a project.

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