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17 Ways to Improve Internal Meetings

Posted by Tracy Sloger on Dec 14, 2015 12:52:04 PM

The notion of having better meetings has probably been brought up in a few conversations within your organization.  This post is meant to help us all remind ourselves and our teams of how to improve our meeting process and execution, so we all get more of what we want out of our day, our work and our ability to serve our clients. If at this point, you are thinking, “No, I really haven’t thought we needed to improve”… read on.

  • Have you ever been invited to a meeting and had no idea what the meeting was for or how you should prepare?
  • Have you ever been invited to a meeting but didn’t quite know why you were on the invite list? 
  • Have you been in a meeting where you were wondering what the goal was, and how you would know when to leave the room? 
  • Have you ever been in a meeting where you were wondering what someone else’s role was in the conversation?
  • Have you ever had a meeting where you left feeling dissatisfied and confused and with the dread that nothing would happen as a result of the meeting?

Likely the answer to one or all of these questions is yes.  We likely all want better meetings.  We want better conversations.  We want to know that our time in meetings is well spent and that there are goals, outcomes and future actions that will be taken based on those meetings.  We want to know that the meetings are contributing to our one true mission – to provide high quality service and technology solutions our clients.

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Topics: marketing services, datasource

5 Good Reasons to Rebrand

Posted by David Holland on Oct 8, 2013 1:11:48 PM

Our New Look

We have had a busy 6 months. Hard at work on our new look, we are excited to reveal it to you! Please watch our video and look around our site to see our exciting changes. Sign up for The Source and engage with us over the coming months as we talk about the best practices for marketing resource management, multi-channel local marketing, innovative marketing technology and efficient brand supply chain practices.

While you are here, we want to tell you more about our new look and why we decided to create it. There are several reasons companies rebrand; growth, new offerings, movement into a market, new audience, relevancy, mergers and acquisitions, competitive market shifts and more. At DataSource, we are experiencing several.

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Topics: rebrand, Blog, datasource

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