How modest would your swimsuit have to be to consider doing a work retreat poolside? Business leaders who've taken the poolside plunge and lived to tell about it--and perhaps even loved it--tell us why it gets the ideas flowing.
Where, why, and how we get together to get the job done is changing every day. The cloud-based video conference company Blue Jeans Network crunched numbers from a million office workers to better understand the state of the modern meeting.
Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, Nilofer Merchant, Clay Shirky, Valentina Rice, Guy Kawasaki, and others know about getting things done, being productive, and keeping a crowd engaged. So when they talk, we should listen. Until the meeting is happily adjourned.