Each year, the Oscars® shine a Hollywood spotlight on a number of film industry realities: the Academy’s preference for dramas, Meryl Streep’s longevity and red carpet sartorial competition (which often overshadows the films themselves). Above all else, the three-plus hour awards show reminds audiences how many distinct types of people it takes to pull off […]
In a world filled with on-demand video, virtual reality and articles tailored for the “too long, didn’t read” (TL;DR) crowd, a long-form podcast is an unlikely medium for commercial success. But “Serial,” a weekly podcast from the public radio creators of This American Life that debuted last fall, quickly proved otherwise.
Every year, severe winter weather hits most of the United States resulting in school cancellations, impacting commute times and preventing (or at least hindering) millions of Americans from getting to work. But while just a few decades ago, such inclement weather might have meant a cease in operations and the day off for many employees, […]
By this time in January, most of us are already starting our plans for 2015—meeting to talk about executing them and where we’ll be in six or nine months. 2014, though, was just a few weeks ago so it’s equally important to reflect on the year that was: the mistakes made, lessons learned, surprising moments […]
Bland hold music has been a necessary evil of conference calls for years—a feature so traditional that it often fades from meeting participants’ consciousness completely. But in a world where employees can dial in from their smartphone and share video content with attendees miles away, why should we settle for the same antiquated pre-conference call […]
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