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A face-to-face meeting can be 34 times more successful than an email according to a recent HBR article. Face-to-face meetings are always my preference when possible, but in reality it’s not always an option or an effective use of time. In sales, face-to-face meetings can be expensive, time consuming, and can seem like a large […]
When you’re meeting in person or are in front of the audience, nonverbal behavior can give important clues such as; their level of attentiveness, excitement, agreement, confusion or disagreement. We believe that meeting over Zoom should be as good as meeting in person. Zoom’s video & audio are crystal clear. Your meetings are super reliable, […]
Last week we hosted a webinar with Matt Abrahams, professor of virtual communications at Stanford University and co-founder of Bold Echo. In this webinar, Matt provided numerous tips on improving your virtual presentation skills. Some of his top tips: Prepare! Do reconnaissance on your audience so you know who they are and what they care […]
Have you ever needed an icebreaker or wanted to take the pulse of your meeting audience? Polling is a popular Zoom Webinar feature that has now made its way to Zoom Video Meetings! Poll questions are a great way to get an audience engaged. Set aside a couple minutes for each poll in your meeting. […]
… but definitely should! Video, audio, screen sharing, MP4 recording. We’ve covered the basics over and over. But Zoom also has some secrets you may not know about. It’s like the hidden menu of Zoom, but instead of a double double animal style or a 4×4 (for you In-N-Out fans), we’re talking about video collaboration […]
Where has the appreciation for non verbal communication gone? We have an innate desire for social interaction; to talk and be heard, to listen and understand, to share and learn, to see and be seen. This is especially critical within a business context, when we are concerned with the success of various business operations rather […]
The NBA Finals are over and Zoom congratulates the Cleveland Cavaliers on their hard-fought win! Looking back, we at Zoom HQ have all been thrilled by the amazing rise of our home team, the Golden State Warriors. It has been a blast to watch them perform so amazingly well over the past couple of years. Even though […]
In the past, engineering teams often worked together in one physical location. Of course, the best engineers for your particular needs, may not always live in the same place. To hire the best, you have to be able to manage a globally dispersed team. This means engineering leadership must adopt technological means of communication. But […]
Given that the workforce is the greatest asset of most any company, Human Resources is essential to the success of any business. An HR department has to find the best hires, develop and retain talent, and keep the entire company informed about regulatory changes. All of these duties have one thing in common: Effective communication is mandatory. […]