town hall meeting format banner

Rethink town hall meetings as two-way conversations

Employees are disengaged. They’ve checked out. They’re ambivalent towards their employers. Gallup calls it a crisis. Thought leaders such as Josh Bersin say the issue “is becoming one of the biggest competitive differentiators in business.” Research from McKinsey shows that organizations that are good at motivating employees are 60% more likely to be in the… continue reading »

3 tips for a successful trivia presentation

So you’re looking to run a team-based competition using Poll Everywhere. Great! That’s easy to set up using a feature we call segmentation. This feature looks a little intimidating at first, but once you understand how it works it’s a snap to use. As a reminder, segmentation is how presenters compare results from two multiple-choice… continue reading »

Updated poll charts put key information at the forefront

Poll Everywhere is home to a creative community of speakers, educators, and overall polling superstars. And that community is growing larger each and every day. If this is your first time visiting the Poll Everywhere blog – Welcome! – this update is for you. We want your debut polls to look stunning right out of… continue reading »

Interactive PowerPoint games that engage large classrooms

Hermione Granger is the worst person to have in a trivia contest. She dominates each question at the first possible instant, reducing the contest to a forgone conclusion. I’m sure we’ve all grappled with, or seen students grapple with, this scenario. It doesn’t help that most trivia games – Jeopardy, Family Feud, Millionaire – are… continue reading »

3 types of training (corporate learning) techniques

Poll Everywhere welcomes John Breakey from fivel.ca as the guest author of this post. On average, employees are subjected to 30+ changes per year. Some of these changes are digital (program upgrades, new software), and some are to processes or procedures (forms updates, new steps for customer support). Some changes are top-of-mind strategic changes for company advancement,… continue reading »

How live polling helps students ease into complex topics

I cheated on my boyfriend because our relationship had become too predictable and I needed some excitement. He never found out, and I’m not sure if I should tell him. How would you respond in this scenario? That’s what Andrew Milne wants to learn from his students at New Trier High School in Winnetka, IL…. continue reading »