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 successful. 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: meeting calculator Our Meeting Calculator connects to your… »

The Science of Productive 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 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 look… »

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… »