The Blog of Miter

Be Excellent to Each Other: The Miter Commitment

In our final post about Miter's culture and values we discuss how Miter employees relate in the work environment: Be Excellent to Each Other.

May 4
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

Strength in Diversity: The Miter Commitment

In our fourth post about Miter's company values, we talk about how we think about composing Miter itself: Strength in Diversity.

Mar 16
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

Act Like You Run the Place: The Miter Commitment

In our third post about Miter's company values, we talk about how Miter's employees should relate to the company: Act Like You the Place.

Feb 22
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

The $30 Million Dollar Meeting

The most common complaint we here at Miter is "I have too many meetings!" Where are they coming from and what can be done about it?

Feb 17
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

Deliver Something Meaningful: The Miter Commitment

In our second post about Miter's company values, we discuss what Miter owes to its customers, namely that we Deliver Something Meaningful.

Feb 10
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

Invest in People: The Miter Commitment

This is the first in a series of five posts diving deep into the Miter Company Values: "Invest in People"

Feb 5
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

Is this Meeting Worth It?

Meetings are expensive endeavors, but rarely do we think to tally up the costs. Research that bad meetings are even costlier than good ones... and that price tag is only increasing over time.

Feb 2
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

The Room Where it Happens (a.k.a., Meeting FOMO)

Who should be at the meeting? Despite all evidence to the contrary, "everyone" is the wrong answer. How do meetings pick up so many attendees, especially those who profess not to want to be there?

Jan 27
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

Should You Use Webflow? Maybe Not.

Here at Miter, we selected Webflow to build and host our site and blog. It's great for designers, but its limited workflow is tough on teams and we'll probably have to switch at some point.

Jan 26
by
Dave Feldman
,

Why is Miter a Delaware Corporation?

Startup founders have a number of substantive choices to make right out of the gates. We talk about one of the more consequential - which state to choose for incorporation - and why for Miter, Delaware had a slight advantage over California.

Jan 19
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

Sabotage!

As far back as World War II, the CIA was leveraging the power of meetings to delay and disorient our enemies. If only modern work culture had learned how to avoid these traps rather than wholeheartedly embracing them...

Jan 14
by
Damian Wisniewski
,
,

Great Meetings Start with an Outcome

Meetings are often a waste of time: the outcome isn’t meaningful enough to justify the time, effort, and interruption. We can improve meeting outcomes by planning outcome-first.

Jan 12
by
Dave Feldman
,

What is a Meeting?

We're kicking off of our deep dive into meeting dynamics by tackling some of the fundamental questions about meetings, starting with a biggie: What actually defines a meeting?

Jan 7
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

It Doesn't Have To Be This Way! (A Mini-Manifesto)

The classic Despair, Inc. "None of us is as dumb as all of us! " poster has inspired us for years, but now it's time to set replace it. Say it with us, "it doesn't have to be this way!"

Jan 5
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

Let's Keep it Fun!

The great Julia Child once said "a party without cake is just a meeting." In this very special holiday episode of the Miter blog, we kick off an annual tradition of sharing our favorite cake recipes so that no party ever goes uncaked again.

Dec 23
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

I'm Starting Miter to Be a Better Meeting Leader

Damian talks about why he decided to sign on with Dave to start Miter, reflecting on both his past as a meeting leader and about the future he is excited about building at Miter.

Dec 22
by
Damian Wisniewski
,

Introducing Miter: The Cure for Meetings

Dave kicks off the Miter blog by explaining why he decided to start a company focused applying behavior change principles to one of the major scourges of today's business environment: meetings.

Dec 17
by
Dave Feldman
,