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9 Productivity Tips to Close Out PGi’s Summer Hours Campaign

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All summer long we’ve been bringing you a (seemingly) endless stream of productivity tips to help you put 90 minutes of free time back in your work week so you can enjoy your summer. They say that all good things must come to an end and, sadly, that applies to our productivity tips. To close out our Summer Hours initiative, ...

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Infographic: PGi’s Summer Hours Survey Reveals How Respondents Would Utilize 90 Extra Minutes In Their Work Week

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With the summer quickly approaching its end, you might be feeling the pressure to make the most out of your remaining days in the sun. PGi is here to help you enjoy the end of summer with our Summer Hours campaign. Our Summer Hours campaign has one goal: to allow you to enjoy more of your summer by freeing up ...

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Jill Rowley and Getting to Know Your Buyer: STAGEnext 2016 Keynote Recap

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From August 17 to 19, 2016, PGi held its annual sales conference, STAGEnext, which featured a keynote address by the widely-regarded salesperson and social selling extraordinaire, Jill Rowley. In her keynote speech, Rowley shared valuable selling insights and tips for the contemporary salesperson. The following is an overview of Rowley’s keynote speech. A successful salesperson is an adaptable salesperson, one ...

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Summer FOMO is Compromising Your Productivity

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If you’ve ever spent time in the southern United States during the peak of summer, you know how hot it gets. Here at PGi’s headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, we’ve already conquered more than 40 days of 90 degree temperatures, with nothing but the occasional 5 minute downpour once every ten days to help the situation. And as the forecast continues ...

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

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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

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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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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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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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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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