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Productivity

A Simple Strategy To Jazz Up Your Team Meeting

Are you looking for a new approach for your next meeting? Check out this article for an idea on how to spice up your next team meeting.

 Posted by
Tamara K. Torres, ND
New Feature

Gaining Real Time Meeting Feedback To Improve Performance

We've rolled out a new feature to make it easier to give and receive feedback on your meetings from participants.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

Did They Actually Do The Thing They Said They Would Do?

In our latest feature release, we debut the meeting follow-up report. This allows you to see what happened after the meeting.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

Real Time Adjustments To Deliver A Great Meeting

Our latest feature release for Bella Scena includes enhancement live meeting functionality.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

How Building Trust Leads to High Performance

We explore how building trust can help lead to high performance in our new normal of remote work.

 Posted by
Kelvin Johnson Jr
Productivity

How did you learn to plan an effective meeting?

Who teaches you what meetings are anyway? And how do you learn how to plan them? Check out this article for our upcoming meeting offering.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Bella Scena featured on Australian business TV

Check out Amber's virtual meeting tips in her interview with Australian business television

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Secrets to a great virtual sales meeting

Need to re-calibrate to improve your virtual sales meetings? Check out this article for some considerations.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

Bella and MS Teams- a meeting match

In this article, we talk about the addition of our MS Teams to our list of integrations.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Crossing my Chasm- entrepreneur edition

We're now at the three year mark on this software building journey. Learn what's next for us.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

Meeting templates for quick and easy meeting set up

Have a meeting with a standing agenda? Our meeting templates can make that set up fast and easy.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Embrace auto-pilot for more effective meetings

Learn how to create your own auto-pilot for meetings to increase meeting effectiveness

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

Downloading notes for storage in other systems

Sometimes you need a copy of your notes downloaded- check out this article to see our new download notes feature.

 Posted by
Anne Combs
New Feature

Getting Started With Your Digital Notebook

It's time to replace those back of the envelope notes. Read on to learn more.

 Posted by
Anne Combs
New Feature

Email out meeting notes from Bella Scena

We've added a new feature we would like to share- emailing out meeting notes. Check out this post for how it works.

 Posted by
Anne Combs
New Feature

May Release Notes

Take a look at our latest developments within Bella Scena.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Putting total cost of meetings in the spotlight

Have you ever wondered what an unproductive meeting is costing your organization? In the post, we put the total cost of meetings in the spotlight.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Webinar

How to design a remote brainstorming session

Now that we are all stuck at home, has brainstorming with your team become more challenging? Join us as we share approaches you can use for remote brainstorming.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Webinar

Is time blocking the answer to greater productivity?

What is your favorite time management technique? Ever tried time blocking? Join us in this webinar if you are curious to learn more about time blocking.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Make Time Part 4- The magic of the minivan

In this blog post, we wrap up our make time series. Read on to learn about the magic of the minivan.

 Posted by
Anne Combs
Webinar

April webinars-from brainstorming to time blocking

Feeling stuck at home and in need of some good inspiration? Check out our April webinars for fresh inspiration.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

The truth about surviving working from home

Are you new to working from home? After years of working from home, we share insights on what we've learned to survive working from home.

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Webinar

How to create a more focused meeting

Are you struggling with lack of focus right now? Are your meetings suffering as a result? Our upcoming webinar will share tips and tricks on how to create a more focused meeting.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Make Time Part 3- Counter tops to Kitchen Sinks

In our third installment in the Make Time Series, we explore time management from the perspective of home renovation.

 Posted by
Anne Combs
New Feature

February release notes

See our latest features and developments in Bella Scena

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Make Time Part 2- Avoiding uncle Phil

In our second installment in the Make Time series, we explore how to craft your time management game plan.

 Posted by
Anne Combs
New Feature

Bella meets Office 365!

We've been hard at work adding integrations to Bella Scena. Check out the new Office 365 integration!

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

It's time to be the cat

How good at you at adding structure to your day? Maybe it's time to be more like your cat. Check out this post for why.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

November release notes

Read the latest developments and new features in Bella Scena.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productive U

How meeting attendees secretly benefit from an agenda

Check out this video to learn how meeting attendees secretly benefit from meeting agendas.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

What actually happened last week?

Do you know what happened last week? In this post, we'll share a new feature we have to help keep you motivated from week to week.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productive U

Do you want a "Quick Meeting"?

In this video, we will share why most people don't like it when their boss schedules a "quick meeting".

 Posted by
Amber Christian

Customer spotlight: Rags to Riches Consulting

Curious to hear real life success stories from using Bella Scena? Check out Rags to Riches Consulting's story.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productive U

Are you being productive at the right time?

Are you making the most of your schedule each day? Tune in to this video to see when you shouldn't schedule meetings.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

An ode to the majesty of the pencil

If you love your pencil, this feature is for you!

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productive U

Do you really need a to do list?

Have you ever wondered if you really need a to do list? Check out our video for some considerations.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

When I need to take a deep breath

Sometimes you just need to take a deep breath. Take a look at our new deep breath feature.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

October Release Notes

Check out the latest features and developments in Bella Scena.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productive U

What's your one thing?

Check out this video for another productivity tip on getting your highest priorities done.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productive U

Do the worst first

Sometimes it is called eat the frog. Check out this video on why doing the worst first helps your productivity

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Are your spinning plates making you feel out of control?

If you feel like you have too many spinning plates, check out this post for some tips on handling overwhelm.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productive U

Are you above average?

Are you above or below average? Check out this video to find out.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Why do I fear improvement?

It's common to view change and improvements with fear. In this post, we give suggestions on how to approach a fear of improvement.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
New Feature

September Bella Scena Release Notes

New features and updates on the latest developments in Bella Scena

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

10 simple ways to unlock 2 hours a day

In this post, we share simple ways to save up to two hours each day.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Valuable perspective to frame your sales approach

In this post we explore ideas to make your sales process more productive.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

Celebrate the magic of the planning rebels

We celebrate all those planning rebels out there in this post.

 Posted by
Amber Christian
Productivity

A reliable way to save 2 hours a day

Take a look at this post to get ideas on how to save hours each day.

 Posted by
Amber Christian