Probably heard: “Another meeting that should’ve been an email.” By writing you first find out whether you really need a meeting. And if you indeed need a meeting, then you take another five advantages that make your work experience a world of difference. We have listed them for you. Writing forces you to make…Details
The Future of Meetings
Yabbu is designing the future of meetings. It’s a social innovation, and we’ve created a simple tool to implement it properly. We draw upon years of experience and the latest scientific insights in the field to continuously improve our approach.
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The secret to preventing unnecessary meetings lies in the written word. It doesn’t matter if you have an office or video meeting, every time you plan for a meeting you need to sit down and write. Write down the purpose of the meeting, write down the agenda, write down the planning, and write down per…Details
Now that the economy has come to a halt, let’s have a look at what we can learn from the crisis. A growing number of Dutch scientists argue that while COVID-19 is disruptive, it also offers an opportunity to make our society radically more sustainable. In their (Dutch) manifesto, they plead that now – and not…Details
Do you feel that little has changed since the introduction of Agile? That it is primarily a show for the stage? That there is more to be gained? Then you can probably take a big step forward by making the meetings within your organization Lean and Agile. About Lean and Agile Lean is a way…Details
Here’s a question for recruiters and HR professionals. Have you ever asked a candidate for a management position if he or she was any good at holding meetings? Have you ever asked for meeting skills qualifications? Probably not. There is extensive evidence that more than 50% of all meetings are a partial or complete waste…Details
Simon Sinek’s book Start with Why has been around for ten years and there must be few people in management that do not know about the golden circle by now. Start with the Why, then the How, to finally arrive at the What. At Yabbu we breathe Purpose and we incorporated the Why on different…Details
Our journey to radically change the current stale meeting culture started with our search for the principles of effective meetings. We first formulated a new philosophy as the basis of all necessary change. Then we developed the app to make it really easy to bring this philosophy into practice. We also developed a simple hands-on…Details
It’s easy to think we’re doing a great job when we organize a video conference, because it saves on travel time and expense. That’s a misconception. Often we’re still wasting time by poor execution. It always takes a while for humans to learn how to use new technologies wisely. For example, we still have a…Details
The step to paperless meetings was a useful first step in the digital transformation of municipalities. This transformation holds the promise that digitization will make work simpler and easier, but with the introduction of paperless meetings that promise has not yet been fulfilled. Issues are often on the agenda out of habit. If we want…Details
We often get the question how Yabbu relates to Teams. Both tools are for collaboration, and in both Yabbu and Teams you can share messages with other people. For us, however, it feels like comparing an ambulance with a fire truck and then saying that they both take you from A to B. Yabbu is…Details