Tracking Company Goals With Jell Just Got Better

Jell’s goal tracking has already proven itself as an invaluable feature to align companies and teams around OKRs, quarterly, and annual goals. But we have great news, we’ve made it better! In this update, we launched a handful of improvements including a completely redesigned interface that makes it easier for managers to review goals across… »

Free Meeting Calculator: How Much Time Do You Waste? Find Out…

At Jell, we’re focused on reducing the need for unnecessary meetings while making fewer meetings more productive. Which begs the question: How much time did you waste in meetings over the past year? Since we wanted to know the answer ourselves, we built a nifty, free app: meetingcalculator.com Our Meeting Calculator connects to your Google… »

The Science of Productive Team Meetings: Quality Over Quantity

The saying “quality over quantity” holds true in many facets of life—so why not use this mindset to plan productive team meetings? If you read our last post on the psychology of routine meetings, you know the difference between meetings that make teams more efficient and ones that aren’t truly essential. In this post, we’ll… »

Psychology of Routine Meetings: Understanding the Cause and Cure

If you view weekly status updates or daily check-ins as a necessary cost of managing a team, this is the post for you. If you regularly multitask or tune out during meetings, this post is for you, too. And if you routinely attend or schedule meetings because you’re afraid of missing out on important details,… »

Slack’s Killing Email Excess. Are Mindless Meetings Next?

For generations, employees have endured a peculiar workplace tradition. They spend hours a day deleting, filing, forwarding and searching a form of communication called email. Endless chains are created as people seek to solve problems, get answers, showcase accomplishments, demonstrate progress and keep everyone in the loop. Now Slack is poised to kill these age-old… »

Introducing Jell Reports: The Easy Way to Track Team Progress

One of the most important jobs of a manager is gathering information to better understand what’s happening inside the business. Jell’s been successful at helping teams improve their daily standups, but most companies are still mired in inefficient meetings and email threads — we know there’s a better way. Today we’re taking Jell a giant… »