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Adapting speaking skills to the virtual world speaking virtual events zoom Jul 14, 2020

Speaking to a virtual audience is different from speaking to a live audience.  To be successful in the virtual world, you need to understand that world, and how it differs fundamentally from the live world.

Here’s the most important...

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Virtual meetings fail without real connections virtual meetings zoom Jul 13, 2020

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...

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Are you a victim of Zoom fatigue? We have the remedy body language video calls zoom Jun 06, 2020

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...

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Why you should treat your Zoom calls 'like a date' on camera zoom May 21, 2020

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...

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Guidelines for virtual meetings virtual meetings zoom Apr 29, 2020

Remember the pre-pandemic days when you spent most of your time attending meeting after meeting after meeting?

How often did you complain those meetings were a waste of time or kept you from getting any work done?

Well, meetings have not gone...

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