GoToMeeting Blog

It’s never too late to start your career over


“I’m too old to get another job. Who would hire me?” Oh, really? Tell that to: Ronald Reagan, who transitioned from acting to politics in his 50s and became president of the United States. Former farmwife Laura Ingalls Wilder, who switched gears to start writing the Little House on the Prairie series of novels at age 64. Grandma Moses, who didn’t begin painting professionally until she was 76. OK, so … Read more>

3 Insights on Managing Growth Every Startup Needs to Know

Growth is the goal of every business, whether it’s decades old or barely out of its incubation period. After all, if you aren’t growing, you’re dying. But managing growth is just as important as going after it—too much or too fast can damage your business as surely as it can move it forward. Here are some insights from the folks who have first-hand experience with the challenge of growth. You’ll … Read more>

Stuck in a Professional Rut? 5 Ways to Reach That Breakthrough Moment


Here’s an interesting fact: People who like their jobs are in the minority. Over half of all Americans are unsatisfied at work, and this “disengagement crisis” costs the nation an estimated $300 billion in lost productivity annually. So if you’re itching to find something better, you owe it to yourself (and your country) to move on. But first, you need to know what will actually make you happier. And that’s … Read more>

10 Ways to Avoid the Dreaded Meeting “Black Hole”


Let’s talk about bad meetings. You know which ones I’m talking about — they go on and on, but there doesn’t seem to be any clear direction. Or worse, you leave with more questions than you had before. We’ve all been there, right? Approximately 70% of our workday is wasted with meetings and email. I don’t know about you, but I want that time back! While you might not be … Read more>