How to Make Meetings More Productive

by Tricia Austin in Changing the Way the World Communicates | Comments 0

How much time do you waste in meetings? According to a recent study conducted by Verizon, it might be even more than you think. Their study found that meetings now take up 37% of the average employee’s workweek—not surprising given that American businesses collectively conduct about 11 million meetings a day. An NPR piece published… Continue ReadingChanging the Way the World Communicates, People, Technology

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Throw Useless Meetings Out the Window

by Farzana Wyde in Lifesize | Comments 0

“Meetings get a bad rap, and deservedly so—most are disorganized and distracted. But they can be a critical tool for getting your team on the same page.” -Justin Rosenstein Everyone complains about meetings. I have yet to meet anyone who desires to have more meetings in their day. What it really comes down to is… Continue ReadingLifesize, People

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It’s here … Come join the Lifesize Community!

by Michael Torok in Features | Comments 0

I’m sitting here with my cup of coffee thinking about Star Wars and why I love communities. Okay, mostly about the way communities work, how they take on a life of their own and how they create a sense of camaraderie, even family. The sense of community is strong, it’s akin to the Force before… Continue ReadingFeatures, Lifesize, People

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How Employee Turnover Is Hurting Your Business—And What You Can Do To Reduce This Ratio

by mlueders in People | Comments 0

If your company is struggling to retain its employees, then you could be in some serious trouble. The Wall Street Journal estimates that it costs more than twice an employee’s salary to find and train his or her replacement, and because that doesn’t take the potential loss of business continuity into account, the actual employee… Continue ReadingPeople, Trends

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More control over your meetings

by mhelmbrecht in Cloud | Comments 2

While some would argue that proper etiquette is to say “Happy New Year” only through the first week of the new year, I’ve been saving my “Happy New Year” for our first round of Lifesize Cloud updates. So, here it is—Happy New Year! Here at Lifesize, 2014 was an amazing year, and we are extremely… Continue ReadingCloud, Features, Lifesize, Microsoft, Products, Technology

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