In March, you probably saw the video with Robert Kelly, the South Korea expert whose kids crashed his BBC interview while he was live on air. Anyone who’s worked remotely likely felt for him and his family, whether it’s a cat walking in front of your screen or noisy traffic outside, mishaps can happen. Fortunately, not all online meetings need to be this way. Following these simple steps, your team can have online meetings that are just as productive as sitting down together in person.
Richard Branson wrote, “If you don’t write your ideas down, they could leave your head before you even leave the room.” Having great notes can reduce stress levels, keep you on task and make you more productive. To get great notes, you just need to find the right note-taking strategy.
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