7 Stupid-Simple Ways to Improve Video Calls & Virtual Meetings

1. JOIN EARLY

2. USE AN AGENDA

3. PREPARE AND KNOW THE MATERIAL

4. TURN THE VIDEO ON AND USE IT CORRECTLY

5. MINIMIZE DISTRACTIONS

  • Turn off your desktop notifications.
  • Close unnecessary tabs and programs.
  • Turn on the Do Not Disturb function on your interoffice chat and office phone.
  • Put your cell phone away; this will help you to avoid the temptation to check your emails or texts when someone else is talking.
  • Don’t multitask during the call.

6. LISTEN

7. SEND A RECAP

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