Heads Up! New Release Coming March 12

February 26, 2015 at 6:42 PM by Elise Keith

Usually we don’t advertise the details of a release beforehand. It’s just safer that way - it makes it easier to hold a feature back if it’s not quite ready, or add a few more days to the schedule if we run into unforeseen issues. This release is a big enough change, though, that we wanted people to know it was coming in advance.

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How to Assemble Great Virtual Teams for Remote Work

February 24, 2015 at 6:12 PM by Tricia Harris in productivity, teamwork

We are living in a digital  world, and it’s likely that every manager has thought seriously about hiring remote workers. 

Remote work is no longer a thing of the future – it’s now.

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Topics: productivity, teamwork

4 Ways to Run Successful Meetings People Won't Hate

February 19, 2015 at 12:47 PM by Chris Higgins in best practices

We just launched an ebook to help you figure out how much meetings cost your company, how they affect your company's culture, and how to make them better.

Over the coming weeks, we'll post excerpts to give you a taste. First up, here are four ways to run successful meetings that people won't hate.

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Topics: best practices

Meetings Are Serious Business

February 17, 2015 at 10:12 PM by Tricia Cooper in best practices, productivity, successful meetings

How to Minimize Costs, Maximize Value, and Master Your Meetings

We know meetings are costly, but so what? So are airplanes and vacations, and we love those.

Expense is not the problem; waste is the problem.

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Topics: best practices, productivity, successful meetings

Our favorite short videos about meetings & teamwork

January 12, 2015 at 6:55 PM by Elise Keith in successful meetings

Better meetings - it’s a big freaking topic. Better how? For what reason? What exactly do we need to make better here anyway?

When you tackle a big challenge like improving your company’s meetings, it helps to look at the problem from different perspectives – to back up and consider the big picture, then learn specific techniques you can put to work now.

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Topics: successful meetings

2014 Lucid Meetings Feature Release Roundup

January 8, 2015 at 12:41 PM by Elise Keith in release announcement

Lucid Meetings evolved significantly in 2014, making it easier than ever to hold well-organized meetings for all projects and teams. New features released in 2014 include:

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Topics: release announcement

How to select the right online meeting platform for any meeting

December 11, 2014 at 4:23 PM by Elise Keith in meeting technology

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Today we're taking an in-depth look at how to match software features to the type of meeting you're running, which is the first item in our Top 10 Things to Consider When Purchasing Meeting Software checklist.

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Topics: meeting technology

Top 10 Things to Consider When Purchasing Meeting Software

November 26, 2014 at 4:31 PM by Tricia Cooper in meeting technology

We get asked all the time, “What is the best way to choose a meeting software vendor?” Not all services are created equally, so comparing apples to apples can be challenging.

To make the process a little easier, we’ve developed the Top Ten Things to Consider When Purchasing Meeting Software checklist and worksheet.

This downloadable guide is packed with all of the questions you should be asking yourself before choosing a new meeting software vendor.

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Topics: meeting technology

New: Create Your Own Meeting and Agenda Templates

November 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM by Elise Keith in release announcement

Did you see the article about Mark Zuckerberg’s infamously static wardrobe? Or the infographic outlining the daily routines of some of the western world's most celebrated creative geniuses?

Both pieces explore how highly successful people create systems that reduce the number of decisions they need to make each day, freeing their time and their minds for more important endeavors.

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Topics: release announcement

2 Fast and Easy Ways to Get Meeting Feedback

November 5, 2014 at 1:35 PM by Chris Higgins in best practices

We all sit in meetings. But how often do we examine how well those meetings go? In this post, we'll walk through two simple ways to assess meeting effectiveness, so you'll know how to make your meetings better.

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Topics: best practices