A lot of people are under the impression that meetings are something long or boring. However, there are still some tips and strategies to help you engage everyone in the meeting and keep them interested.
Rachel Zoe – a talented American fashion designer – once said : ‘Style is a way of saying who you are without having to speak’. From our point of view, being well-dressed in everyday life and in a business meeting are equally important. Dressing up nicely can help you leave a good impression on your clients, business partners and colleagues. Therefore, in today’s blog post, we will give you a list of essential pieces of clothes and reasons why you should have them in your wardrobe so as to impress everyone in the meeting room.
A few years ago, the world of business was filled with hours of meetings in the conference room. However, as technology is becoming more advanced, more meetings are now being held online in order to save time as well as to reduce a lot of extra costs. In addition to that, online meetings help speed up the collaboration between you and your partners. However, to conduct an efficient meeting, you will need some specific tools and in today’s blog post, we will share with you the best tools for an online meeting.
It’s almost Christmas time and that means we are coming to the end of 2018 and rolling into the start of 2019 in the blink of an eye. While you are being festive and waiting for the holidays to come, why don’t you sit down with a hot cup of coffee and enjoy our year-end blog post to see what has been going on in 2018 for Meeting Assistant?
So here we go again with the article that will conclude the business meal tips series. Business dinner is a little bit different from both lunch and breakfast since it’s often not as formal as the previous two. You don’t seal deals during the dinner, the main objective of this event is getting to know each other better in an informal setting. Receiving a dinner invitation from a business associate is considered as a sign of respect. Alcohol is involved, and it is usually OK to bring your wives.
Dreamforce is here! Beautiful and sunny San Francisco opened its gates once again for an annual biggest conference for the Salesforce users. Lots of things happen during that event with of course hours of useful lectures and presentations. However, besides attending those, with no doubt, important parts of the conference, people also go to Dreamforce to make new business connections, acquire new customers and find new partners. During Dreamforce, you can have tens if not hundreds of meetings and taking into consideration how intense the event is, you will not have much time. Therefore, we are here to assist you with three tips on how to get the most out of your meetings when the schedule is really tight.
In the previous blog entry, we broke down business breakfasts. While they are not very popular, this can not be said about lunches. Discussing work-related things and closing deals during lunch is as normal nowadays as listening to music when you work out. These two things can be done separately and it wouldn’t hurt either one, but when they go together, they complement themselves hence add value to each other. And who doesn’t like a good meal and a signed contract with some zeros in it? Since closing deals is not the only thing to do during a business lunch, here are our 3 tips on how to make most out of this meal.
There are a lot of CRM software available in the market, and if you’re looking into reaping the benefits of one for your organization, it won’t be a simple purchase.
We suggest doing substantial research based on our 4-point criteria and narrowing down your choices. After deciding on 2-4 choices, get off-the-shelf copies and run them through scenarios with our criteria in mind.
Let’s dig deeper into each point, shall we? Let’s go.
Recently, we moved to a new office in Kouvola with a team of 5 people, in addition to our headquarter in Helsinki. Our new office is located right in the city center of Kouvola, surrounded by the VR train station and bus stops. Therefore, it is very easy for us to get to the office and get back home with different kinds of transportation.