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9 Productivity Tips to Help You Feel Better and Work Harder

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One of the biggest productivity flaws in my personal routine used to be hitting the snooze button. I admit I still fall victim to haphazardly fumbling for the snooze button sometimes, but once I trained myself to become a morning person, I found that this instinct eventually subsided. My coworkers constantly joke that I’m an elderly person trapped in a 20-something’s …

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Introduction of iMeet 5.0 Comes to Life Using Well-Known Rugby Scrum Method

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Scrum – Noun: A play in rugby in which players are strategically aligned with heads down and arms interlocked, while pushing forward.  Rugby, a growing pastime in the U.S., has always been a rugged sport that requires an incredible amount of teamwork, strategy and resilience when it comes to accomplishing the goals of the team. Rugby teams use the scrum method as …

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What Type of Collaborator Are You? Find Out With PGi’s Collaboration Personality Quiz

We live in a world where knowledge equals power, and when it comes to collaboration, this same concept applies. At PGi, one of our main goals is to facilitate collaboration, and because of this, we’re constantly searching for ways to make your collaborative efforts run even more smoothly. And to help you achieve effortless collaboration, we first must understand the …

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New Research May Change the Way You View Millennials

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What’s your perception of the millennial generation? That they’re lazy, entitled and unreliable? This set of stereotypes is just scratching the surface of the bad reputation that anyone in their twenties and early thirties is suffering through. As a millennial myself, I always feel the need to defend my peers because I know the mainstream media has portrayed the wrong …

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9 Productivity Tips to Help You Perform at Peak Capacity Every Day

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Maximizing productivity isn’t a one-size-fits all task. Everyone works at a different pace and has an array of variables that plays into what makes them most productive. That’s why we have aimed at hitting every end of the spectrum when it comes to helping you, our readers, get the most out of their work day. From streamlining your morning routine …

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Cultural Conversations: Workplace Differences, U.S. vs. EU

US versus Europe

It’s officially August, and here in the United States, children are already heading back to school, a sign that summer vacation is a just a distant memory for most families. But in Europe, “out of office” notices are being sent and “closed for business” signs are being hung. For most of Europe, August marks a sort of “unofficial start” to …

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5 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Next Virtual Meeting

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Virtual meetings provide a unique set of challenges. However, when conducted properly, virtual meetings can be just as, if not more, productive than traditional, face-to-face meetings. Having the proper strategy to run successful online meetings makes a world of difference when it comes to keeping participants engaged and enthusiastic about what is being discussed. Next time you are preparing for …

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Wainhouse Research Webinar on Carriers Building a Winning Strategy

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Telco carriers know all too well that client loyalty, diminishing volumes and plummeting margins are demanding they find creative ways to remain relevant in an ever-changing marketplace. That’s why staying ahead of the game and understanding the best strategy to remain or become an integral part of a customer’s business is mission critical. Wainhouse Research can provide insight about building …

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9 Productivity Tips to Put More Fun Back into Your Week

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With Fall rapidly approaching, you might be feeling pressured to make the most of what’s left of your Summer. But fear not, because PGi has more crucial productivity tips to help you make the most of your remaining summer days. Increased productivity during the work week means more fun-filled hours outside the office to spend doing what you love. So integrate these productivity …

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3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Internship

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As the summer rolls around, the pressure for college students to build their resumes is overwhelming. Every conversation towards the end of the year involves questions about who is working where or who scored the coolest internship for the summer. While the constant chatter about work may make some want to run and hide, having an internship is a vital …

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4 Ways to Achieve Gold in the Telecommuting Games

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As the world’s most talented athletes gather in Rio this summer to fight for the gold, you are stuck at home, watching from afar. While you may not have the speed of Usain Bolt, the grace of Gabby Douglas or the serve of Novak Djokovic, fear no more because with these tips on dos and don’ts, you are guaranteed to …

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9 Productivity Tips to Reinvigorate Your Summer Work Ethic

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No matter how hard of a worker you are, you’re bound to hit a slump in productivity every now and again. Getting back on track can be hard, but sometimes all it takes to kick your work ethic back into high gear is a change of pace. With these latest summer productivity tips, you can reinvigorate your efficiency and get back …

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5 Ways to Manage Daily Stress

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At times, the daily grind pushes us to our limits. The pressure to succeed at work, maintain healthy relationships and simultaneously preserve our health feels unbearable. This feeling of helplessness is far more common than one may think. In fact, according to the 2015 Stress in America ™ survey conducted by the American Psychological Association, nearly two-thirds of adults in …

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3 Things You Should Never Do on a Conference Call

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We’ve all had to endure a bad conference call. From the unprepared attendee to late callers and those who forget about the mute button, conference calls can easily be derailed with the slightest interruption. At PGi, audio conferencing is core to our portfolio, so we understand how frustrating a bad conference call can be. But even if you have the …

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Guest Post: PGi iMeetLive Runs the Analyst’s Gauntlet

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As a UCC analyst, I am exposed to numerous types of collaboration tools from which I host and join remote, multiparty meetings. Recently, I had the opportunity for a deep dive and demo of the host experience on PGi iMeetLive webinar/webcast platform and to participate as an attendee in a live session event. Given my experience with many such solutions …

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Checklist: What to Look for in Your UC&C Partner

Telco Carriers are not only challenged by declining unit revenues, but are also faced with growing threats from changing patterns in communication and non-traditional competitors. And in order to guard against the onslaught of an all-out competitive bedlam, Carriers need a clear vision when taking the playing field. According to Salesforce research, 86 percent of executives cite a lack of …

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9 Productivity Tips to Pull You Out of Your Summer Daze

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As days get longer and temperatures get hotter, it’s easy to lose focus on the job. Whether you’re daydreaming of being on the beach or simply slipping into a heat-induced summer daze, it’s easy to fall prey to lazy habits and inefficiency in the office during the summer months. That dreaded lazy summer daze can be combated with the right …

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Dos and Don’ts of Managing a Remote Team

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Working remotely has become an increasingly popular option for employees from all different industries, but the rise of telecommuters and field workers poses unique challenges for in-office management. An engaged and productive field team can be the factor that differentiates a business from its competitors, but only if that team is engaged and productive while on the job. No matter …

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3 Ways to Build an Effective Collaborative Team

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As technology improves and facilitates collaboration amongst people located across the globe, the need for expedited teambuilding skills becomes crucial, especially when it comes to carrying out large projects. Teams are frequently assembled in the blink of an eye, as diverse individuals with varying ranges of experience and expertise are brought together to work as one. Diverse teams create more …

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9 More Productivity Tips for a Super Successful Summer

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As the temperature continues to climb to scorching new heights and the lethargy sets in from the summer heat, you might not be working to your full potential. With just a few tweaks to your work strategy, though, you can churn away at full efficiency and make the most of  your time so you have ample opportunity to enjoy your summer. …

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