Leadership is not reserved for the people at the top of an organization.
For a team or organization to truly move forward in an aligned and synergistic way, everyone has to be involved and feel that they can contribute in a meaningful way—no matter their role.
You can make a difference and tap your leadership skills. Learn how in this free WebEx webinar on Wednesday, May 23.
Register now. [Post event, click here to listen to the recording.]
In this webinar, Read More »
Tags: Blanchard, business, event, free, leadership, Recording, WebEX, WebEx Channels, webinar
This blog comes at the request of a tweet from @AlisonScammell.
“I’m looking at #webinar ice breaker ideas. Does anyone have any suggestions? #webex”
What a great question!
WebEx is incredibly useful for online meetings, but bringing a group of people together across time zones in remote locations can present some challenges when it comes to warming up the room. We posted some tips last week for adding color to your meetings which creates a mood. And we’ve talked about using polls and the whiteboard.
But what else can you do to get things moving? Here are 15 ideas that we think are well suited for online meetings or webinars. Read More »
Tags: fun, how to, leadership, meetings, online meetings, tips, video conference, WebEX, Webinars
Bringing You the Workplace Revolution
Kids get sick, cars malfunction, pipes break, bad-hair days occur, and the list goes on. Life simply happens. But thanks to technology, it no longer means the end of the world for that work day. With a rapidly growing change in workplace ideologies like BYOD (Bring your own device), and technologies like TelePresence, Jabber and WebEx, I have the ability to work almost anywhere at any time, even if things prevent me from getting to the office that day.
Given the explosion of social media technologies in the past few years, it only makes sense that BYOD is taking off like a firestorm—even among small businesses—as covered in two recent blogs, ‘Business Ready: On the Go and in the Clouds’ and ‘Supersizing Your Small Business.’ In fact, the Cisco Connected World Technology Report found that two of five college students and young employees would accept a lower-paying job that had more flexibility with BYOD, social media access, and mobility than a higher-paying job with less flexibility. So what about those at companies with very little flexibility when it comes to devices? Seven out of ten employees knowingly break IT policies on a regular basis, and three out of five believe that it is not their responsibility to keep the company secure. The bottom line: the workplace revolution is happening (and it’s being video streamed on your mobile device).
Read More »
Tags: Bring your Own Device (BYOD), Cloud Computing, smb, social media, TelePresence, WebEX
Steve Wozniak gets excited about education.
He recorded a fantastic talk via WebEx about his experiences getting kids excited about technology in education. His enthusiasm is contagious as he passionately discusses the results of his efforts.
Woz, as he is affectionately known, is a huge supporter of teachers and education. He speaks of his great experiences in school as a child and his incredible respect for his teachers and the schools that he attended.
He acknowledges that testing has its problems, that it’s not as powerful as a subjective judgment. He’d rather see a way to evaluate students that takes into account the individual and his or her talents and needs.
Read More »
Tags: creativity, education, WebEX, WebEx Channels, webinar, Wozniak
The Director of IT solutions at Hospital Corporation of America, the world’s largest private health care facility operator with 199,000 employees, has reported high satisfaction with HCA’s recent implementation of Cisco Webex, saying it “has exceeded even our expectations.”
Andrew Kerr, who oversees IT resources for what he called a “very large dispersed workforce” staffing 163 hospitals in 20 states, described his positive Webex experience in an April 24 Cisco webcast presenting Webex advantages in healthcare environments.
Read More »
Tags: connected healthcare, healthcare IT, WebEX