With Latest Upgrade, Joining the Team Makes More Sense than Ever!

If you currently collaborate using Microsoft Teams, or are thinking of adopting Teams, here’s some great news! You can now control your Microsoft Teams experience directly from your Jabra audio devices.

The pace of change in the online collaboration space has gone from super-fast to downright dizzying.

At least that’s the conclusion I’m drawing from Microsoft’s announcement that it is integrating the ability to control calls directly from audio devices into its Microsoft Teams collaboration tool.  Continue reading

Sports – Team Event vs. Time to Yourself: Choose Wisely

Participating in sports is a great way to get a much-needed workout. But is there a deeper reason why we engage in them?

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It’s time to tackle one of the most important questions of our time.

No, not whether Brexit was a good idea, who is going to win the U.S. presidential race or how Portugal managed to defeat France in Euro 2016. Continue reading

The Secret to Productive Collaboration

Forget the business books and management gurus. The answer may instead lie in the business practices of a 19th century industrialist: hire smart people with a variety of perspectives, turn them loose and get out of the way. 

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I’ve been reading a fascinating book about the legendary U.S. industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. He’s notable for leading the expansion of the U.S. steel industry in the late 1800s, which made him one of the wealthiest people of his time.

What I’ve found interesting is the unique way Carnegie ran his vast corporate enterprise. Continue reading