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While online meetings were around well before 2020, they became a critical tool for remote work worldwide. Even as employees return to the office, many companies are offering the option for continued remote work. Since it looks like online meetings are here to stay, it's important to run them in the most effective way possible. Here are some tips on how to have a successful online meeting.    Prepare technology training in advance Not everyone is familiar with video software and a good chunk of time is often wasted during meetings on "technical difficulties." If possible, plan for training ahead...

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We know there are many different uses for SmartSheets and we want to see yours! Take a photo or video of your SmartSheets in action, whether it's at work, school or home and you could win a free roll of SmartSheets!Simply upload your photo/video to social media (Facebook, Instagram or Twitter) and use the #hashtag #ShowYourSheets so we can see your entry! This contest begins on March 5th, 2021 and ends on March 31st, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST. Open to Canadian and American residents. This contest is not affiliated in any way with the above-mentioned social platforms. Restrictions may...

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It's just about time we wave goodbye to the old year and hello to the new one! 2020 has been challenging for many, so it comes as no surprise that people are once again thinking about their New Year's resolutions. Whether your goal is to become more productive at work,  advance your career or focus on your mental health, it's smart to have a plan in place to help you succeed. Here's how you can create an action plan to help you reach your goals.  Put your resolutions in writing Choose your main goals and either write them down or create a vision board.  Jotting them down...

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With more and more companies giving their employees the option to work remotely, it's important to have a home office setup that promotes productivity. Here are 7 you can use to create the best home office for your needs. If possible, choose a space with natural light Having the right lighting is more important than you may think! Did you know that workers exposed to natural light sleep longer and better than their counterparts? That vitamin D exposure can also promote better health, fighting depression, diabetes and chronic pain. Natural light also encourages productivity and engagement in workers. Keep work...

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With offices and businesses shut down worldwide, there's been a giant shift to working from home. While working remotely is nothing new for some people, for most it is a huge adjustment. Here are seven working from home tips to help! Keep a routine While your regular 9-5 schedule may no longer work (especially if you have kids!), it's important to have a weekday routine to keep you on track. Try to wake up and go to bed at a consistent time. Get up every morning like you are going to work and make sure you start and end at...

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