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10 Ways You Feel when You #TakeBack60

When you #TakeBack60 during your work week, there’s probably some intense emotions you’re feeling. But most of all you’re probably really, really happy and excited with all the time you’ve regained to do the things YOU want! 1. Maybe you feel like this: via GIPHY 2. Or like this: via GIPHY 3. You probably feel like this if you’re using …

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Slideshare: #TakeBack60: The Demise of the Work Week

Feel like you’re working way too much? Not getting enough time to do the things you want to do? Skipping out on lunch with your coworkers just to keep up with your work load? You’re not alone. PGi surveyed over 500 American workers to get some insight on their workweeks, and what we found was eye opening. For example, 32.5% …

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Poll: What Would You Rather Do? Kick the Work Week Grind and Take Back 60

In this year’s #TakeBack60 survey, we learned that 87% of workers are clocking more than 40 hours in the typical work week. And we learned that 71% of you are pretty ticked off about it. So, let me ask you this: If you could reclaim 60 minutes of time each work week and do something you actually WANT to do, …

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The Demise of the Work Week | Is 50+ Hours the New Normal?

The buzz around the Internet watercooler these days is the four-day work week, a new offering from modern businesses trying to attract top talent and claim “best place to work” swagger. A new survey from PGi reveals that regardless of how many days a company instills as the standard, 87% of knowledge workers admit to working beyond the 40-hour norm. …

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iMeet Agenday Takes Home the Design Gold!

The hits keep coming! Hot on the heels of iMeet Agenday’s win for Best Wearable App in this year’s Appy Awards, PGi’s Innovation Lab team has earned another accolade. At the Asia [app] Design Awards, iMeet Agenday was awarded Gold in the “Business Tools” category! What are the Asia [app] Design Awards, you ask? According to design100, who hosts the …

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Murphy’s Law of Working from Home

Generation Z

Remember the old adage that states “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong”, also known as Murphy’s Law? Well, that epigram holds very true for those of us who are remote workers. From Wi-Fi outages to the inevitable snack attack, something is bound to go wrong when working from home. As providers of software powering the WFH revolution, we …

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Using Science to Avoid the Midday Slump

If you’re like me, about an hour after lunch, you really start to struggle with staying energized and productive. It’s like trudging through mud uphill in a thunderstorm to reach the end of the day. …alright, maybe that was an exaggeration, but there’s actually a science behind why we hit the midday slump. A little thing called your circadian rhythm …

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Join PGi at Gartner Catalyst 2015!

Today Gartner Catalyst kicks off in San Diego, bringing with it a 4-day event featuring industry leaders and analysts ready for in-depth discussions and panels about tech trends and IT strategy and development for modern business. Attendees will dive into the development, strategy and execution of leveraging mobile, cloud and big data to gain a competitive advantage. At the Catalyst …

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10 Commandments of Virtual Teams

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Virtual teams are becoming a norm for modern businesses. According to PGi’s 2015 Global Telework Survey, 79% of knowledge workers reported working outside the office. With more teams working remote, it’s important to remember a few commandments to keep teams working successfully. Check out PGi’s 10 commandments for virtual teams: 10 Commandments of Virtual Teams from PGi 1. Thou Shalt …

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Master Back-to-School with These Productivity Apps

Today, thousands of children head back to school, and that means added strain on working parents. From remembering bus schedules and parent-teacher conferences to soccer practice and after school activities, keeping your children on schedule while maintaining your own schedule can be stressful. Staying productive and organized can be made a little easier with a few productivity apps. To ease …

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[Webinar] CIO vs. CMO: FIGHT!

cio vs cmo

The relationship between the CIO and CMO can be a contentious one at times. CMOs don’t think the IT department moves fast enough or understands their team’s unique needs. And CIOs worry that marketing often circumvents them when making promises to the business and to customers. However, with marketing technology becoming increasingly vital and complex, it can’t be CIO vs. …

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Building a Collaborative Environment for Different Personalities

Every workplace has an array of different personalities. There’s extroverts, introverts, the dependable ones, the calm and collected and the hot heads. Having all of these characteristics working together can be slightly tricky, especially if there aren’t resources tailored to these different personalities to keep them productive. With each personality comes different needs from a workspace. Some may want a …

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iMeet Agenday: Now on Apple Watch

iMeet Agenday: Now on Apple Watch

It’s been a big year for iMeet Agenday, our smart calendar app that aggregates all of your personal and professional events and offers one-touch access into any conference call. In 2015 so far, iMeet Agenday has: Launched on Android smartwatches. Won the first ever Appy Award for wearables. Launched an Enterprise package of features offering reduced conferencing costs and company-wide …

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The 5 Dysfunctions of Team Collaboration

There is no question that working within a group has its difficulties, and in many cases people might opt to accomplish tasks on their own in order to avoid any inconvenience. However, collaboration is essential for creative success, and being a part of a team is fundamentally inescapable as life is all about learning to work within various groups. Whether you’re …

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Nine Stats About Global Shifts in Telework Trends

Thanks to continuing trends in technology, businesses are adapting their practices to support the idea of remote work, flex work and telework. Whether it’s to achieve a better work/life balance, to skip a hectic commute or to spend more time with family, knowledge workers all over the world are increasingly wanting the ability to telecommute at least part time. Earlier …

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PGi’s New Survey Reveals the Latest Global Telework Stats

2015 Global Telework Stats

Flexible work is on the rise all over the globe. Knowledge workers the world over are increasingly wanting—if not demanding—the ability to telecommute at least part-time. Whether it’s to skip a brutal commute, improve work-life balance or simply work with less distractions, telework isn’t a nice-to-have anymore; it’s increasingly a must-have. As the world’s largest dedicated provider of collaboration software …

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Putting iMeet Agenday to Work: Announcing iMeet Agenday for Enterprise

iMeet Agenday for Enterprise

When we first released iMeet Agenday, our award-winning smart calendar app, we knew we had something special on our hands. It was an immediate hit internally at PGi, and since its release tens of thousands of individuals have turned to Agenday to manage their multiple hectic calendars, join their meetings with a single touch and stay productive while on the go. …

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Webinar Recap: Join the Social Sales Revolution

Last week experts from LinkedIn, Oracle Social Cloud, Central Desktop, Skyword and PGi revealed their best tips on social selling in the webinar, Join the Sales Revolution. Social selling has become more than just a buzzword—it’s become a strategy that brings marketing and sales professionals together to create and nurture more authentic relationships with customers and prospects. The esteemed panel …

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Call Center Week Recognizes PGi Customer Care

2015 Call Center Week Excellence Awards

The world-class customer care that helps make PGi’s collaboration solutions the best in the industry recently earned another acknowledgement for implementing industry best practices. Yesterday, PGi beat out three other finalists for the Excellence Award for Best Contact Center Culture at the 2015 Call Center Week Excellence Awards in Las Vegas. The award recognizes PGi’s innovative initiatives to make customer care a priority and …

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What You Should Know About Generation Z

Generation Z

We can all think of someone—an aunt, uncle, parent, grandparent, coworker, weird kiosk guy in the mall, whomever— that tries just a little too hard to stay hip with the times… Ahhhh, Phil Dunphy: The prime example of someone who, despite his endearing personality, is unfortunately just a few steps behind. This clip from Modern Family flawlessly depicts the way …

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