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Remote Worker Profile – Bryony Cole

Senior Director of Customer Insights @bryonycole 1. What are you working on? I’m working on how Fuze can change the notion people have about using video as a tool for work. There’s a big misconception that video calls in business are both useless and infuriating, duly so, because most of the big video conferencing systems we’ve been

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A Day in the Life Of… Alex Haldemann, Chief Executive Officer at MetaDesign

Our Fuze community around the world get up to all sorts of activities, every day! Once a month we profile you, the user and a typical day in your shoes. If you’d like to participate please email bryony@fuze.com. To kick things off, Alex Haldemann takes us through 24 hours running global branding agency, MetaDesign. Alex Haldemann,

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Remote Workers Series: Sebastian Vasta

Sebastian Vasta, Quiip 1. What are you working on? I work on social media strategy projects for various clients and manage a distributed team of community managers for Quiip.  Quiip is an Australian social media and community management agency.  We are a totally office-less bunch of Australians spread around the world.  For clients that means

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Managing Teams Using Video

If I had a nickel for every business meeting that felt like this… After 15 years of selling and managing I know that the weekly team meeting can be the toughest hour for a Type A seller. “Power Points” turn to “Power Drones” and slide after slide blends into a jumble of charts and words.

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Fuze Green Room: Get Meeting Ready

While the use of video meetings is expected to skyrocket over the next two years, (increasing 47 percent annually through 2017, according to Wainhouse Research) some people are still uncomfortable with the notion of appearing “on camera” at work. In a recent survey by Wainhouse Research over 40% of participants said they’d be more willing

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Remote Worker Series: Taylor McKnight

1. What are you working on? I’m transitioning our onboarding drip campaign from Mandrill over to Intercom. We want to create more specific “next steps” based on exactly what a new customer hasn’t completed yet. More generally, this is all part of Sched.org, a publishing and communication platform for conferences, festivals and meetings. I’ve been

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Remote Worker Series: James Stubbs

James Stubbs, @jstubbsfuze 1. What are you working on? I’m an Account Executive at Fuze. I’m located in London and I’m working on our exciting European expansion by bringing Fuze into organisations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. We’re set to open our European office soon but for the past 3 months I’ve been

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How to talk, distributed

Solve problems faster, lower the number of emails you send and provide rainbows and puppies for all by adding planning and foresight to how you communicate. Most of us work with distributed teams that cross timezones. They are great for the purposes of allowing your teams to sleep unhaunted by the thought of the emergency

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Remote Worker Series: Ryan Chartrand

Every week in June we profile a different remote worker from around the globe. Ryan Chartrand, @glassesgeek 1. What are you working on? Currently leading strategy for X-Team, which is a global network of developers you can trust, whenever you need them. We’re dedicated to building a world where extraordinary developers can build their future

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Remote Worker Series: Angela Lussier

Every week in June we profile a different remote worker from around the globe. Angela Lussier, @angelalussier 1. What are you working on? I am currently working on my second book and building a new membership site for my business. 2. What’s the biggest challenge of working remotely right now? Not giving in to doing

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Remote Worker Series: Oliver Bartholdson

Every week in June we profile a different remote worker from around the globe. Oliver Bartholdson, Planet Technologies (@OBartholdson) 1. What are you working on? I work for for Planet Technologies, a Microsoft Partner focused on SharePoint technologies. As manager of the Commercial and Non-Profit SharePoint team, I get to be involved in lots of

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Remote Worker Series: Beau Lebens

Every week in June we profile a different remote worker from around the globe. Beau Lebens, Automattic (@beaulebens) 1. What are you working on? I work for Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com, Jetpack, Akismet, Gravatar and a raft of other web-scale products. We’re a completely distributed company spread all over the world, and have been

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Infographic – The Ugly Truth About Meetings

Meetings are intended to be an engine of productivity in the workplace, a way for people to get together to discuss ideas, debate issues, overcome obstacles and drive outcomes. The reality is many meetings end up being about as valuable as a Snapchat post — people talk, then the ideas quickly disappear into the ether

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The flood test; ensuring business continuity without an office.

As a company, we talk a lot about the opportunities video interactions provide in terms of cost savings, efficiency and productivity. Over the past couple of weeks we have seen businesses across the world disrupted by unforeseen circumstance; underground closures in London, flooding in other parts of England, heavy snow across America’s east coast. Many

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Getting Employee Engagement Back on Track – Infographic

Employee engagement is off the rails. In its 2013 State of the Global Workplace report, Gallup found that only 13% of employees worldwide are engaged at work. Think about that for a minute. It means the vast majority of workers, an estimated 900 million people, are “emotionally disconnected from their workplaces and are less likely

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