Video calling has become very popular over the course of the pandemic, for both freelancers and employees. While they can be a convenient way to stay in touch with your colleagues or clients, they can also be much more stressful than a regular face-to-face chat.
This quick guide from Leapers explores what can make these calls difficult, and offers tips and hints on reducing video call stress. This includes advice on structuring a meeting plan, where to focus if you’re getting distracted, and how to ensure everyone’s voices are heard. It’s suitable for anyone who has to use video calls on a frequent basis.
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