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Productivity Hero Spotlight: Sara Parker
Productivity Hero Spotlight: Sara Parker (Spark), Director of Support & Enablement at Docker
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Anders Maul
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Mar 1, 2024
We interviewed Sara Parker (Spark), Director of Support & Enablement at Docker, to learn how they think about productivity and how they got to where they are in their careers.
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We Asked 100 People How AI Is Changing Their Meeting Management Best Practices
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Adam Henshall
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Feb 23, 2024
We conducted research on how AI is impacting meeting management at across US enterprises and tried to find out whether AI was a force for good, and how it's being used. Click through to discover the results.
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Product Highlights 2023
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Pete Christothoulou
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Feb 2, 2024
Any year at a startup always makes an incredible difference, but 2023 was truly an EPIC year at Xembly. Here’s a sample of some of the product releases in 2023.
Productivity Hero Spotlight: Miru Gunarajah
Productivity Hero Spotlight: Miru Gunarajah, SVP of Revenue Operations at Qualtrics
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Anders Maul
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Jan 29, 2024
We interviewed Miru Gunarajah, Senior Vice President of Revenue Operations at Qualtrics, to learn how they think about productivity and how they got to where they are in their careers.
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The Only 3 Types of AI Enterprise Meeting Software You Need
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Adam Henshall
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Jan 19, 2024
AI enterprise meeting software is simpler than you think. In this article, we'll explore what kinds of software a large enterprise needs in their meeting software stack for 2024.
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An Executive Assistant Daily Checklist in a World of AI
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Adam Henshall
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Jan 11, 2024
How much of the executive assistant daily checklist are we automating away with advances in artificial intelligence SaaS products? Click to find out how the world of executive assistants will change with the proliferation of AI.
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7 Top Time Blocking Templates and Why You Won’t Need Them Again
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Adam Henshall
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Jan 3, 2024
Time blocking templates for Google Sheets, Excel, Notion, Figma's Figjam, and printable PDFs. Plus, how AI is going to change the way we time block and time management in all workplaces.
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7 Lessons from AI Scheduler Power Users to Maximize Your Workday
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Adam Henshall
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Dec 12, 2023
AI scheduling has been one of the first use cases to break out of containment and enter into the modern workplace. Click through to learn 7 tips from AI scheduler power users on how to get the most out of the tech!
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Timeboxing: How to Manage Time Through Prioritizing Your Scope
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Adam Henshall
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Dec 6, 2023
Timeboxing is about changing the way you look at your work to make sure you deliver what you can when you can. Click to read how you manage this prioritization.
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The Smart Calendar Revolution: 5 Ways Smart Calendars Will Change How We Work
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Adam Henshall
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Nov 29, 2023
With the advent of AI, the way we think about calendars is starting to change. The smart calendar has emerged and it's here to change everything. Click to see how.
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How to Leverage AI Note-Taking to Supercharge Yourself and Your Team
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Adam Henshall
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Nov 13, 2023
AI note-taking is unlocking new productivity gains for people and companies worldwide. AI makes note-taking easy, fast, and actionable. Click to read how AI is changing note-taking for individuals and teams.
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Announcing Xembly Attendee Driven Summary: Meeting Notes done the right way
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Peter Francis
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Nov 2, 2023
One Meeting. One Truth. With Xembly. Today we announce the evolution of this ethos with our feature: The Attendee Driven Summary.
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Announcing Xembly Tasks
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Ziad Ismail
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Oct 12, 2023
The new Task Manager feature saves knowledge workers 8 hours of tedious work each week and has quickly become a darling among users. Read all about it here.
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Xembly launches powerful AI integration with Salesforce, Hubspot, and other CRMs
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Ziad Ismail
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Sep 28, 2023
Work just got easier! Xembly Summary automatically syncs with your CRM like Salesforce, Hubspot, and dozens of others so that you never have to worry about taking and syncing your meeting notes and action items again.
AI Assistant
6 Different Kinds of AI Assistants and How to Make the Most of Them
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Eddie Wang
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Sep 15, 2023
Over the course of this article, we’ll explore six of the most common types of AI personal assistants on the market today and see who they are best equipped to serve. 
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How to Schedule Meetings like a Professional
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Eddie Wang
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Sep 8, 2023
Scheduling meetings like a professional is a skill that requires finesse and consideration. By leveraging the right tools and adopting a mindful approach, you can streamline the scheduling process while presenting your best self and mastering calendar management. 
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The History & Future of the Chief of Staff Role
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Eddie Wang
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Sep 1, 2023
Over the course of this article, we’ll take a close look at the history and future of the Chief of Staff role, exploring its origins, evolution, and its potential trajectory in an ever-changing landscape where the speed and quality of one’s decision making and communications matters more and more.
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7 Ways AI Can Transform the Sales Department
By
Eddie Wang
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Aug 18, 2023
With Sales AI software's ability to process vast amounts of data, automate tasks, and optimize decision-making processes, a properly supported sales team can now achieve unprecedented levels of efficiency and success.
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Top 8 Ways Companies are Putting in Safeguards to Use AI Responsibly‍
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Eddie Wang
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Aug 11, 2023
To ensure the responsible use of AI, companies must adopt rigorous safeguards to mitigate potential harm and ensure ethical deployment & AI trustworthiness. In this blog post, we will explore 8 of the top ways companies are putting in protections to promote AI ethics.
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The Top 6 Skills Every Chief of Staff Must Master (and Where AI Can Lead the Way)
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Eddie Wang
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Aug 4, 2023
As the right-hand person to a high-level executive, the Chief of Staff typically plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth functioning of cross-functional teams and the effective execution of strategic goals.
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7 Tips to Prepare Your Team for the AI Future
By
Eddie Wang
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Jul 28, 2023
Patrick Tesh, Xembly’s Head of Strategic Accounts, will be leading a webinar on Th 8/3 11am PT to discuss “7 Tips to Accelerate Your Team’s Productivity with AI.”
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Top 7 Ways AI Can Save Leaders Time & Money at Work
By
Eddie Wang
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Jul 21, 2023
In this article, we’ll explore seven of the top AI-enabled cost savings opportunities that can help businesses become more efficient and competitive in a changing marketplace.
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7 Ways AI Will Transform the Legal Department
By
Eddie Wang
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Jul 12, 2023
In light of the rapid progression of Large Language Models (LLMs) in 2023, we believe AI is well positioned to meaningfully impact the way lawyers complete their everyday tasks.
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Calendar AI
By
Ziad Ismail
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Jun 26, 2023
The next generation of calendar software that helps you manage your time by deeply understanding what happens in meetings.
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4 Ways AI is Revolutionizing the HR Department
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Eddie Wang
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Jun 6, 2023
The integration of AI technologies into every company’s HR department has the potential to transform traditional practices, enabling organizations to streamline recruitment processes, enhance talent management, boost employee engagement, and more.
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How AI Will Transform the Support Department
By
Eddie Wang
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May 18, 2023
With the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI), the support department is already hitting the precipice of a transformative revolution. In this article, we’ll explore how AI will revolutionize the support department and enhance the customer service experience for years to come.
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Xembly Unveils VoicePrint, New AI Technology to Support In-Person and Hybrid Work Scenarios
By
Eddie Wang
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May 18, 2023
Xembly, the world's first AI-powered chief of staff, unveiled VoicePrint, a new technology that automatically identifies individual participants in a meeting — whether they are in-person or remote — to facilitate precise, automated note-taking and action item capture and assignment.
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How AI Will Transform the Design Department
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Eddie Wang
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May 12, 2023
Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming the way work gets done across the board, and the design industry is no exception. What was once exclusively the purview of providers like Adobe Creative Suite is now changing rapidly with a new wave of AI-enabled software tools and systems.
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The Case for Automated Notes
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Eddie Wang
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May 1, 2023
Automated note-taking systems allow users to quickly and easily capture information, freeing up more time for other tasks like strategy sessions, working sessions, and even wellness breaks.In this post, we will explore the case for automated notes, including the benefits and drawbacks.
Time
How World Class Leaders Manage Their Time
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Eddie Wang
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Apr 27, 2023
The opportunity cost (i.e. the potential alternative of doing something other than what you are doing) is simply too great to let moments slip by. In this post, we will discuss how world-class leaders manage their time to achieve their goals and succeed in their roles.
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How and Why to Take Breaks in Your Workday
By
Eddie Wang
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Apr 18, 2023
In today's fast-paced work culture, it's easy to get caught up in a never-ending cycle of work without taking any breaks. This article will help walk through the basics of why and how you can take breaks through your workday to maximize not only your well being but also your productivity.
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Scheduling Etiquette Tips
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Eddie Wang
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Apr 11, 2023
Scheduling etiquette is the practice of respecting other people's time and schedules by following certain rules and guidelines when setting up meetings or appointments. It is an essential aspect of professional communication and can help to prevent misunderstandings, conflicts, and wasted time.
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The Quarterly Reset: The 3 Secrets to Boosting your Productivity
By
Eddie Wang
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Apr 4, 2023
Starting a new quarter with the right mindset and strategy is crucial to staying productive and achieving your goals.After observing hundreds of highly effective leaders in tech companies over my career, here are the common factors that I’ve seen every great leader do to improve their productivity.
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The Role of the Chief of Staff in 2023
By
Eddie Wang
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Mar 17, 2023
Explore a few of the common ways Chiefs of Staff function and determine where an AI Chief of Staff is capable of supporting a team and where human assistance is most critically needed.
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Your Large Language Model - it's as Dumb as a Rock
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Jason Flaks
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Mar 9, 2023
Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately you likely think we’re entering some sort of AI-pocalypse. But don’t fret—these models are not conscious, sentient, or intelligent at all. Here’s why.
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Where AI Falls Short and How Businesses Can Respond
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Eddie Wang
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Feb 28, 2023
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become an essential tool for businesses looking to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and make more informed decisions. However, despite its many benefits, there are still several areas where AI falls short in business. Explore strategies to accommodate challenges.
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How AI Will Transform Customer Success
By
Eddie Wang
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Feb 24, 2023
The need to bring machine learning, deep learning, and other AI-related technology to the center of business processes is also at an all-time high and is yet to reach its peak. This article will explore some of the ways AI will transform the customer success function.
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How AI Will Transform Software Engineering
By
Eddie Wang
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Feb 24, 2023
If you want to learn more about how AI will transform the engineering space, you're on the right page. This post explores the incredible impact of AI on software engineering, now and in the future.
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8 Ways AI Will Transform Product Management
By
Eddie Wang
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Feb 24, 2023
For product managers seeking to elevate the way they work, AI can help your team take on a variety of tasks, so your team can focus on excellence. Here's 9 ways AI streamlines product management.
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How AI Will Transform Marketing
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Eddie Wang
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Feb 15, 2023
We believe AI, and particularly writing platforms like ChatGPT or Google’s Bard, will come to be seen as tools of the trade by which expert marketers leverage the expediency and deep knowledge base of AI tools to augment the creative campaigns and content of the future.
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9 Leadership Lessons for the AI Generation
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Eddie Wang
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Feb 15, 2023
As the AI Generation grows into more leadership roles in the world, it is important for them to understand what it means to be a leader. Gone are the days where job titles and pedigree are enough. Leaders have to develop a wide range of skills and understand that empathy and context matter.
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How to Run a Perfect Remote Meeting
By
Eddie Wang
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Feb 15, 2023
Hosting a successful meeting comes down to planning and here are some tips to help you plan your best meeting ever: schedule success, plan ahead, facilitate well, and take notes.
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The Perfect Work Week
By
Eddie Wang
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Feb 15, 2023
In this article, you’ll find proven tips on managing every aspect of the work week schedule from prioritization to scheduling to adaptation to rest and reflection.
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The AI Chief of Staff: What It is and Why It Matters
By
Eddie Wang
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Dec 18, 2022
Tasks like scheduling meetings, taking notes, and managing one’s own working hours may seem trivial, but they collectively drain a worker’s capacity to focus on the important conversations and workstreams needed to excel in their jobs. Enter the AI Chief of Staff.