Recently I was at a lecture by David Allen, author of the book Getting Things Done, a worldwide bestseller with more than 2 million copies sold. The lecture was dedicated to his method of clearing your head and thus creating space for getting things done. We are often so busy in our work that we…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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In our previous blog we answered the question why organizations put a lot of time and money into improving and optimising various company processes, except for the meeting process. Even though that’s where the decisions are made that determine the pace in which an organization develops itself. Ignoring the meeting thus is a missed opportunity.…Details
We’re addicted to communication. Isn’t there a continuous stream of messages on your smartphone, tablet and laptop? But when is this really useful and when is it a distraction? Is there another way to discuss important and complex topics instead of endlessly calling and sending messages? In a previous blog we gave tips on how…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
We regularly blog about how you can work smarter. But who are we? And why do we do what we do? That is why we will now let you discover who is working at Yabbu. And not unimportantly, why do we work so hard to reach your business? Recently you could read about founder Willem…Details
The way in which an organization has organized decision-making also determines the culture in that organization. So when you change the decision-making process, you also change the culture of that organization. Yabbu is therefore much more than a simple tool for effective meetings. If you start working with Yabbu, it is not only a question…Details
That’s what we stand for. We regularly blog about ways to work smarter. But who are we, anyway? And why do we do what we do? This is still missing on our website. Time for change. That’s why from now on, we’re letting you discover who’s behind Yabbu and which passion gave rise to Yabbu.…Details
How can you successfully work together remotely? We ask Paul Tilanus, Senior Project Manager at TNO, who talks about COBACORE, one of the many international projects he’s managed. Paul explains why he added Yabbu to his toolset. “COBACORE was a European research project which 9 partners in 6 different countries participated in. With such international…Details
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
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