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I watched the sky turning rusty red from my window. The wind gusts were upwards of 50 MPH with zero visibility. Next day, when I tried opening my front door,I couldn't because --there was a 6 foot snow drift in front of my door! Half of my little abode was buried under the snow.
As more and more people begin using conferencing as part of the standard way to conduct business - the question is posed, what are the do's and do not's of conducting a conference call?
Yes,I do mean conference call etiquette. Like table manners, there are some manners required while conducting a conference call. We seem to have business etiquette for introductions, making presentations but for those who are venturing into webinars and demos via web conferencing or video conferencing - how can we ensure a professional conference call experience?
I've got to be honest; it all started when I came across this article "Improve Your Voice, Improve Your Sales". I frequently get some interesting comments when someone hears me over the phone without first meeting me. It starts something like "Umm... you sounded very mature when I first heard your voice" or "Oh well you sound very serious" or I have heard something like this also "When I first heard you, I thought I am talking to someone very senior but you turned out to be much younger".
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I am claustrophobic. I am afraid of being locked in an enclosed area and not being able to breathe. I make sure that I have access to an outlet that allows me to breathe the air coming from outside in case of any eventuality and definitely I ensure not to enter into an elevator alone!
There I said it all! There were endless debates in my mind trying to find out at what level this psychological fear impacts me. For some people, it is the fear of talking in front of others without being able to see their facial expression. A recent survey reveals that more than 39% of office staff are concerned about their appearance on camera and is not comfortable using video conference.
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