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This year, 247meeting has the privilege of sponsoring the hugely popular Docklands 5K. The event takes place on Thursday 28th of June with all proceeds going to assist Crusaders AC in promoting sport, health, and well-being in the community. Be sure to sign yourself up either individually or with a team of 3 to what’s…

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If you weren’t already aware, remote work or telework has become increasingly popular in recent years. In fact, according to CNBC, 70% of people globally work remotely at least once per week, with a further 53% working from home for over half the week. This trend shows no sign of slowing down, so it’s better…

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In 2009, putting his career in IT consultancy aside, Dubliner Fergus White travelled to the Himalayas to train as a mountaineer. 6 months later during spring 2010, Fergus returned to the Himalayas to climb the 8,848m of Everest, becoming only the 19th Irishman ever to do so. Hot on the heels of Ascent Into Hell,…

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According to research from Alina & Catalina, telework is becoming more and more popular within the EU. This trend correlates with technological advancements in telecommunication devices, the most obvious being the proliferation of the mobile phone. It has been reported that mobile devices are quickly becoming people’s first choice for use in conference calls. According to…

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In 2009, putting his career in IT consultancy aside, Dubliner Fergus White travelled to the Himalayas to train as a mountaineer. 6 months later during spring 2010, Fergus returned to the Himalayas to climb the 8,848m of Everest, becoming only the 19th Irishman ever to do so. Hot on the heels of Ascent Into Hell,…

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Less is more. Generally, a good rule to live by but when it comes to your business-critical meetings you should always be sceptical of what the presenter is electing to leave out. What doesn’t make it into the conversation can speak volumes. Regardless of whether it’s the statistics and figures left out of the quarterly…

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently revealed his Top 3 tips for carrying out effective meetings. Naturally, I got a bit excited hearing this. Bezos, being the corporate god he is, surely had some inspiring insights into meeting culture, with innovative ideas and techniques to share with us mere mortals. The Three Commandments according to Bezos….

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Status meetings are periodically scheduled events at different levels in which information relating to a project is shared. When executed correctly, effective status meetings can create unity among teammates or colleagues based on shared goals. It also keeps all relevant stakeholders in the loop with regards the status of the project. What seems simple in…

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In 2009, putting his career in IT consultancy aside, Dubliner Fergus White travelled to the Himalayas to train as a mountaineer. 6 months later during spring 2010, Fergus returned to the Himalayas to climb the 8,848m of Everest, becoming only the 19th Irishman ever to do so. Hot on the heels of Ascent Into Hell,…

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A conference call, when dissected, is a complicated thing. But we’re going to put all the jargon to one side and explain to you in the simplest terms the difference between Dial-In and Dial-Out conference calls. What is Dial-In? Imagine your conference call as a room with a PIN code lock on the door. The…

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