What is a one-on-one meeting and why is it useful?

What is a one-on-one meeting and why are they useful?

What is a one-on-one meeting and can they actually improve a company’s productivity and workplace culture? Meetings often get a bad reputation because some managers don’t know how to conduct productive and engaging meetings for their employees. A one-on-one meeting is a communication tool that a manager will use to …

Continue reading

Process Improvement: How To Be In Control Of Your Business Processes

Process Improvement: How To Be In Control Of Your Business Processes

In our professional lives, we follow specific processes for nearly everything we do: closing a deal, recruiting a new hire, handling customer complaints, or setting up a marketing campaign. A broken business process can cost you time and money, create confusion, and cause delays. On the other hand, a structured …

Continue reading

Communication Medium: How to Find the Perfect Process that Works for You

Communication Medium: How to Find the Perfect Process that Works for You

Choosing the right communication medium or channels is important for any functioning organization with remote teams and to form healthy relationships between colleagues and customers alike. Through digital communications, managers are able to perform their daily responsibilities and complete their tasks. All the important information needs to be clearly communicated …

Continue reading

Direct Reports: How To Create an Effective Process

Direct Reports: How To Create an Effective Process

Being a manager isn’t easy. While most of us dream of having our team of employees working for us and controlling their deliverables, being in charge comes with its own set of challenges. If you went to a business school to get your MBA, you have likely heard of a …

Continue reading

How to Take Actionable Meeting Notes

How to Take Actionable Meeting Notes

We talk a lot about meetings here at ScrumGenius, but we haven’t discussed one of their most important parts: note-taking. Meeting notes are one of the most important ways to help boost productivity and sustain high workflow, but many teams may not know how to utilize them to their fullest …

Continue reading

How To Use Slack and Integrated Apps for Project Management

How To Use Slack and Integrated Apps for Project Management

While there are numerous project management tools out there, one of them stands out the most: Slack. You have probably heard about Slack being an amazing communication and collaboration tool, but did you know that you can also use it effectively for project management? Even though the majority of a …

Continue reading

How to Maximize Agile Sprint Retrospectives (Guide)

How to Maximize Agile Sprint Retrospectives

Here at ScrumGenius, our goal is to help our customers take control of their meetings and boost communication, productivity and morale. Now that we’ve discussed daily standups and weekly status reports , let’s talk about a longer frame style of meeting: sprint retrospective meetings. What Are Sprint Retrospectives? Sprint retrospectives …

Continue reading