Collaboration | Teamwork | Project Management

Meetings

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Agile Meetings 101, How to conduct them properly

Agile meetings have two specific features that set them apart from regular meetings: they are focused on delivering value, and are strictly time-boxed. In fact, these two features make them quite productive, in contrast to most other regular meetings. These meetings are inseparable from an effective agile approach to product development. The reason is ingrained in the nature of agile approaches.

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Make meetings actionable with Asana and Zoom

Video meetings are a key source of connection between team members—whether your team is remote, hybrid, or globally distributed. Yet more face time through video calls doesn’t always equal more high-impact work. In fact, our research shows that casual chats have been replaced with unnecessary meetings, costing individuals 157 hours of productivity over the past year.

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6 Tips on Running a Successful One on One Meeting

There is no doubt that effective communication is the backbone of any successful organization. For effective delivery, you must ensure that your employees have a smooth and effective way of communicating with each other. That will help allow your company to work efficiently and provide quality service to your customers. Although there are many ways employees can communicate internally, organizing a one on one meeting is a great way to collaborate.

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How to take flawless meeting notes (Free template included)

Do you ever refer to your team meeting notes only to realize you’ve written pages of nonsensical scribble? You’re not alone. Jotting down key points while everyone’s trying to have their say can be difficult. Ideas often get missed, action points get lost in translation, and your handwriting is sometimes plain old illegible. Worst of all, when it comes time to do the work, you can’t recall the details you need to execute your tasks.

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5 Types Of Meetings That Should Always Be Async (And 5 That Shouldn't)

Well, that meeting could’ve been an email. Have you heard that before? Or even said it before? Chances are, you answered “yes” to one (or more likely, both) of those questions. Most of us share a distaste for meetings—especially the unproductive ones. Yet, we spend a lot of time in them. In fact, some estimates state that we waste up to 31 hours each month in pointless meetings.

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How to run engaging and productive stand-up meetings every time

How many hours should you be standing at work per day? Experts recommend standing anywhere from two to four hours while at work. A daily stand-up meeting will only net you around 15 minutes of that time, but it has loads of other benefits. If you’re new to stand-up meetings or looking to freshen things up, take a look at this free Miroverse template and eyeball the following tips to hack into a better (or new) stand-up meeting experience, whether in the office or remote.

How to disrupt endless meetings and turn ideas into action

In this panel discussion, learn about three inspiring real-world workshops from employees at Wily, a design sprint agency, and students and staff from Winthrop University. Watch as they share best practices and lessons learned on redesigning experiences for the post-Covid environment and organizational issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

How to put the fun in functional meetings

Are you looking to add some pizzazz to those oh-so-dull meetings? Miro’s Head of Workshop Design, Shipra Kayan, is here to help. Before coming to Miro, she lent her expertise to companies like Upwork, Apple, and Microsoft — and has experience running workshops for two decades. Shipra brings her passion for running engaging meetings to this VMUG and shares the tips you need to create better solutions as a team, no matter where your team is.
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How To Run Large-Scale Virtual Meetings That Aren't A Waste Of Time

With multiple office locations spanning time zones, countries, and continents, enterprise companies are no stranger to large-scale virtual meetings. These meetings—often town halls or all-hands—are a core part of their workplace culture and a crucial means of communication for executive leadership. They’re an opportunity for leaders to communicate strategy and vision, get in front of issues on the horizon, and publicly celebrate company and team wins.