Virtual meetings fail without real connections

We had two conversations with executives in the last few days, one in the UK, one in Canada. Different characters, different businesses – but both complained about the same thing: Zoom fatigue. Both said they routinely would have five or six virtual meetings every day. Don’t get me wrong, they’re not crying ‘poor me’. Both …

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Are you a victim of Zoom fatigue?

We have remedies for Zoom fatigue

Has Zoom fatigue set in yet? If it has, don’t worry; you are not alone. A lot of people are reporting feeling unnaturally tired or stressed after a video-conference session, whether it’s Zoom, Google Hangouts or Skype. Instances of people being exhausted after a video call are not just anecdotal. “There’s a lot of research that …

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Why you should treat your Zoom calls ‘like a date’

Making the best if Zoom calls

If you’ve been a top-flight sports broadcaster for ten years, a little thing like a Zoom video conference shouldn’t be a problem. And so it proved, when Doug MacLean was guest speaker at a Canadian Association of Professional Speakers event this week. Doug (pictured) shared tips and told stories for 90 minutes, even though it …

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