Improve Organizational Success with All Hands Meetings

Keeping your whole team unified and on task is one of the most difficult things that any leader has to do. All hands meetings provide an outlet for leadership to communicate vision as well as motivate and unify their team. … Continue Reading

An In-Depth Guide to Running an Effective Meeting

Meetings are a powerful tool that teams can utilize to solicit feedback, promote collaboration and enhance communication among its participants. Far too often, you see managers and organizers making meetings that are not as effective or efficient as they could … Continue Reading

7 Unique Ways to Use Twitter in Your Classroom

Let’s face it, almost all students are using Twitter at some level, or at least are familiar with it. This is a platform that is often underused by educators but is well adopted by students. If you are unsure as … Continue Reading

Using Meeting Templates to Simplify Your Meetings

With a lot of boards and committees, the meeting format of the agenda is similar meeting to meeting. When we were going through the redesign process for BlueSky, we wanted to ensure that we had a system in place that … Continue Reading

How to Have Meetings Without Paper

Paperless is all the rage lately in business and government.  Whether you approach paperless from a cost point of view, a saving the planet point of view, or an ease of use point of view, paperless board meetings can make … Continue Reading

5 Surefire Volunteer Board Meeting Scheduling Tips

Scheduling a volunteer board is perhaps one of the most difficult tasks in running your organization. The board has to meet, but no one is available, and getting everyone in the same room sometimes feels like getting a cat into … Continue Reading

Email Voting and how it can Impact your Non-Profit Board

We have all fallen into the seduction of a simple email to present a motion and potentially vote on it. Its a problem that only recently became practical, but it is a problem that more and more non-profit boards are … Continue Reading