Meetings are a big part of most of our work lives. Many people characterize them as being a necessary evil, but also generally time-wasting energy vortexes. However, meetings can be powerful in creating strong relationships and supporting clear communication if approached with intention and structure. Learn how meeting rhythms and consistent agendas foster clear communication and accountability to optimize your meetings.
AgileStyle has rebranded, after 10 years, to Code and Effect. It’s an exciting time for us and we are set up for a huge year. It has felt like a long time in the making but after about 5 months, we are nearing the end of the rebrand process. Learn more about why we decided to rebrand, how we came up with Code and Effect, and the checklist we went through to change everything over.
It can be challenging to promote yourself and share pieces of your life that make you feel vulnerable to judgment. That said, it is important for people to know what you are capable of and for you to push past the discomfort that can come with self-promotion. This post will help you with tactics to identify the barriers that stop you from self-promoting, reframe the vision of what sales looks like, create a self-promotion strategy (including a downloadable worksheet), and utilize the champions in your circle to help raise awareness around all the neat things that you are doing.
Knowing your bank balances and sending your receipts to your accountant once a year is not enough to have a strong understanding of your cash flow. Learn a few simple tools, including a downloadable template, to help get a clear understanding of where your money is now, and what the future looks like.
Networking events don’t have to be painful endeavors. If you are intentional about which events you attend, why you are attending, and how you approach each conversation, they can be very powerful in helping you to meet awesome new people and build great relationships. Get more out of the networking events you attend by using these 8 approaches and download a free spreadsheet template to help plan your event schedule.