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Staying Productive in the Summer

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Lifesize
Learn how you and your team can maximize productivity and avoid the summer slump. It’s finally starting to feel like summer, and that means temperatures are on the rise, out-of-office messages are popping up more frequently and the unfortunate trend of decreased productivity is about to set in across the Northern Hemisphere (don’t worry Southern Hemisphere’ians — just absorb the tips now and use them in six months). If you’re hoping to prevent the summer slump from hitting…

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in Five Minutes or Less

by Jasmine Kim in Green
Earth day is every day. Sure, it’d be great to buy a hybrid vehicle, start a vegetable garden or invest in greener kitchen appliances — but many of us just don’t have the time or money for such activities. But there are easier, simpler and quicker ways to make a significant impact on the environment that you can implement every day. Here are ten simple ways to reduce your personal carbon footprint: 1. Turn your lights…

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Collaboration Organizations

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Industry
A look at seven highly effective collaboration habits shared by our expert video conferencing partners and customers. With seven out of ten IT professionals rating improving collaboration as a high priority for their organizations this year, we turned to our pool of expert partners and customers to learn more about their collaboration success stories. After carefully analyzing their best practices, we’ve narrowed down the data to our Top Seven Habits of Highly Effective Collaboration Organizations.   …

How a Collaboration Company Collaborates

by Jasmine Kim in Lifesize, Industry, Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates
Join Lifesize Sr. Director of Product as he discusses how a world-class collaboration company effectively collaborates to achieve its business goals. In this episode of Lifesize Live!, Lifesize Sr. Director of Product Josh Duncan reveals his tips for how a world-class collaboration company collaborates. Communication is at the core of what makes a great organization stand out from the rest. Not only is it the engine that gets things done around the office, it’s also what creates and maintains important relationships. The drive and need for…

The Way YouWork at WeWork

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Trends, People
Join WeWork Director of Community Matt Glazer as he discusses the coworking industry and how WeWork has exploded in size. We’ve trumpeted the benefits of flexible work environments for a long time — whether it be the meeting space, the technology being used to bring people together or anything else that encourages open collaboration — and it’s nice to come across organizations that support the same cause we do. In this episode of Lifesize Live! Matt Glazer, the Director of Community at WeWork, talks about the…

Dear Small Businesses, Thank You.

by Jasmine Kim in Industry, Lifesize, People
This Small Business Week, we’re showcasing how small businesses use video conferencing to create, innovate, collaborate and grow their business. Happy Small Business Week to our fellow small businesses! We make up 99.9% of all organizations across the United States, employing almost half of all US employees , so here’s to us!   Defined as any organization with fewer than 500 employees, these companies make up the backbone of the American economy through job creation, innovation and economic impact. From scalability and interoperabili…

Enhance Company Town Hall Meetings in 7 Steps

by Jasmine Kim in Lifesize, Best Practices, Streaming and Recording
7 ways to enhance your town hall meetings With the average person spending  one out of every three minutes of every workday in a meeting  and the US employee engagement rate soaring at a whopping   33% in 2017 (clearly a huge leap from 32.6% in 2016 and 32% in 2015) , keeping meetings spicy and employees interested is always a top concern. Employees disengage at work when they don't feel needed or connected to their organization, so…

Managing Remote Employees as a Remote Employee

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Dear Road Warrior, Mobility, Lifesize, Travel
In this episode of Lifesize Live!, Lifesize Global Channel Sales VP Tim Maloney talks about how he manages his remote employees as a remote employee. The luxury of working from home might not be as luxurious as it’s been perceived in the past — especially when project collaboration, social interaction and company inclusion are on the line. With the trend of remote working still on the rise, it’s important to make sure that those remote employees are feeling the company love, even from miles away. In this episode of Lifesize Live!, our Global…

The Power of an Authentic Customer Voice in Marketing

by Jasmine Kim in Changing the Way the World Communicates, Partners, Lifesize, Industry, People
Hear from Vinay Bhagat, CEO at TrustRadius, as he talks about the importance of customer voice, authenticity and truth in marketing. Whether you’re looking to purchase a new shirt for yourself, a coffee machine for your family or a collaboration solution to deploy across your whole organization, it’s important to do your research — it’s Consumerism 101. But sometimes, just googling the product isn’t enough, especially when spam, ads and self-promotion drown those real customer reviews out. In this episode of Lifesize Live!,…

A Fond Farewell to Web Conferencing

by Jasmine Kim in Best Practices, Changing the Way the World Communicates, Lifesize, Industry, Meeting Room
The audio- and web-only conference days are over. Join us as we talk about video conferencing vs. web conferencing. It’s officially time to pack up those audio- and web-only conferencing tools around your office, say your final good-byes and start moving on to bigger and better things. In this webinar , Lifesize Product Marketing Manager Amanda Etheridge bids adieu to those solely audio and web conferencing tools and explains how video conferencing can increase meeting efficiency, employee engagement and…
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