Posts Categorized: People

You Decide: The Worst of the Worst Places to Join a Business Meeting

What’s more maddening than inappropriate business meeting locations? This March (and a bit into April), we’re calling on you, our readers, to join in on a little tournament bracket fun to help Lifesize decide on the Worst Place to Join a Business Meeting. We’ve developed a complicated forecasting model, taking into account the various levels… Continue ReadingLifesize, Miscellaneous, People, Trends

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Diary of an Injury: How I was able to stay connected with a herniated disk

A little over two years ago, I experienced a life-altering change in my health.  I was working at home late one night when I got up to get a glass of water.  As soon as I stood up, a flash of pain shot down one of my legs, causing a horrifically painful cramp in my… Continue ReadingCloud, Customer/Case Study, Healthcare, Lifesize, People

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How to Make Meetings More Productive

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

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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