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Oct 29. 2019

9 Fun Classroom Icebreakers to Use in Academic Institutions

Learning happens best in a welcoming environment. Classroom icebreakers are a great way to establish such an environment. They help instructors to build meaningful relationships with students and encourage new students to get to know each other and feel comfortable in the classroom.

Many people consider fun games and activities as trivia, however these can really break the ice in the classroom and make students communicate. Read more…

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Oct 29. 2019

A Simple Guide to Run a Really Interactive Webinar

Before talking about how to run an interactive webinar, let’s quickly see what is webinar and why it is useful.

A webinar is an interactive online seminar or a master class designed to educate around a clear and concise topic. Anyone with an internet connection and the necessary software can join it. Usually it lasts no more than an hour. Read more…

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Oct 14. 2019

How to Run a Retrospective Meeting with Large Groups

What is the essence of a retrospective meeting? To tell you shortly, it is to provide clues for future improvements.

Retrospective meetings are an important part of teams that use agile and scrum methodology: at the end of an iteration, teams assess what worked, what didn’t work, and what could be improved.

But very often there is a need to conduct retrospective meeting with multiple delivery teams or at the company-wide level to surface issues impacting the entire company, make announcements, or celebrate personal accomplishments. Read more…

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Oct 10. 2019

How to Organize a Successful Fireside Chat

In the contemporary world traditional presentations are yielding their place to fireside chats. WHY? To answer this, first let’s see WHAT fireside chats are.

A fireside chat is a dialogue between a speaker and a moderator.

Now let’s answer the second question, which was “WHY?”. Read more…

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Sep 03. 2019

How to Organize Effective All-Hands Meeting

An all-hands meeting is generally an organization wide business meeting in which an executive report is made to employees and stakeholders.
All-Hands meetings are often held on a regular basis as a means of keeping a large group of people up to date on important events and milestones.

An effective all-hands meeting usually begins with an important message and includes some form of question and answer capability. Read more…

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Aug 30. 2019

How to Deliver Company Offsite Meetings that Work

As its name suggests, offsite meetings are aimed at bringing employees together “out of home” and talking about the company’s strategy, goals, and tactics.

Many facilitators think that in order to deliver company meetings that work it is important to Read more…

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Jul 31. 2019

12 Creative Ideas for Your Company Meetings

There are different types of company meetings that are held on a regular or as-need basis. However, the majority of people don’t like company meetings and consider them as a waste of time. Who likes to sit and listen to others for hours?

Before going forward, let’s look at some company meeting statistics: Read more…

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Jul 18. 2019

How to Create Word Cloud with Live Polling App

Word clouds are the attractive and informative display variation of the open text. They allow you to identify the words, which are more frequently sent as a response. These words are shown larger and bolder.

In this article, you will learn how to create word cloud fast and easy with the help of the user-friendly word cloud generator, Swift Polling. Also,l you will discover creative uses of word cloud questions in different activities. Read more…

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Jul 18. 2019

How to Run Successful Board Meetings

Many people think that the main work of successful board meetings takes place at its official, formal event. However, a great deal of important work is done also before and after the meeting. Read more…

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Jun 21. 2019

How to Use Polling Software for Gyms

Nowadays, many gyms want to provide more to their members by organizing info sessions, seminars, conferences, workshops and similar events on a variety of subjects.

To organize an event that is the right fit for your community takes time and effort. One of the important factors you need to keep in mind in order to ensure success is to identify the participants’ expectations and needs. Applying a polling software for gyms is the most convenient way to do that. Read more…

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