Posts Categorized: Dear Road Warrior

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Remote Worker Revolution is Upon Us






Once a luxury, remote working (or “telecommuting“) is taking the corporate world by storm. Employees love it because it provides a greater work/life balance and takes them out of rush hour traffic, and employers love it because it is cost-effective, offers a larger recruitment pool and, honestly, who doesn’t love working with happier people? Companies… Continue ReadingDear Road Warrior, Features, Green, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Technology, Trends

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[Infographic] Who is the Average Teleworker?






In our last infographic, we learned that encouraging telecommuting is a savvy way for businesses to save money and promote a greater work/life balance for employees. But who is the average “telecommuter”? Do men favor this lifestyle more than women? What about age differences? Educational background? Here’s what we found: Click below to enlarge image

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Dear Road Warrior: Sick of Flying in South Carolina






Dear Road Warrior, I am a consultant and spend the majority of my time meeting with C-level executives across the country to help them revamp business plans. As I am nearing retirement, frequent traveling is becoming exhausting and I would like to cut my travel schedule in half by conducting some meetings via HD video… Continue ReadingDear Road Warrior, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Products, Technology, Travel, Trends

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Dear Road Warrior: Portable Peggy






Dear Road Warrior, I am never in the same place for more than a day. Between flights, hotels, coffee shops and coworking spaces, I am truly “mobile” in every sense of the word. Though I love travel, I need a way to maintain productivity regardless of my location and still keep my sanity. What are… Continue ReadingDear Road Warrior, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Products, Skype, Travel, Trends

Taking a dip in a hotel pool, like this one, can help you feel refreshed and rejuvenated while working on the road. (Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia)

Dear Road Warrior: Frazzled in Florida






Dear Road Warrior, I am definitely a supporter of face-to-face communications, but I want more than just a video call. I have PowerPoint presentations and documents to share. What if I want to record the call and show it to my supervisor or client? How do I even know if someone is available to chat… Continue ReadingDear Road Warrior, Features, Industry, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Products, Technology, Travel, Trends, Unified Communications

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Dear Road Warrior: Wannabe George






Dear Road Warrior, I am a traveling businessman and always on the go. I am a little like George Clooney in the movie, Up in the Air, but on the road (and not as good-looking). To me, minimalism is paramount. I want to carry the least amount of stuff with me to simplify my life… Continue ReadingDear Road Warrior, Features, Lifesize, Miscellaneous, Mobility, People, Products, Technology, Travel, Trends

Why do an old-fashioned audio call when video provides a more genuine human interaction, and is just as easy? (Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia)