10 Top Tips for Professional Video Conferences

by Henry Glickel | Category: Article

Posted on Wednesday August 18, 2021 at 10:23:03 AM

Video conferences rose to popularity during the Covid pandemic and are a useful tool for connecting teams, meeting with clients, and conducting interviews remotely. Below are our ten top tips for keeping video conferences professional.    Assess the lighting Good lighting is vital to great video as being well-lit helps make your picture appear clearer and allows virtual backgrounds to function better without any weird glitching. Ideally, you should place the light source in front of you; bringing in a desk lamp or positioning your webcam in front of a window can work wonders. The golden rule is to make sure there is more light in front of you than behind.    Mute distractions Turning off everything that could result in a distracting “ping” ensures you and others on the call stay focused. Emails, instant messaging apps, and social media platform sounds will ring through to everyone else on the call so it’s best to sign out of everything to minimize...

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3 Books to Dive Into the Last Weeks of Summer

by Sheri Pintarelli | Category: Book Review

Posted on Tuesday August 11, 2021 at 02:07:03 PM

As summer begins to come to a close, we're working to sneak in reading just a few more books for both business development and personal development. Here are just three titles we've added to our Amazon cart this week. Maverick!Ricardo SemlerSemler turned his family's business, the aging Semco corporation of Brazil, into the most revolutionary business success story of our time. By eliminating unneeded layers of management and allowing employees unprecedented democracy in the workplace, he created a company that challenged the old ways and blazed a path to success in an uncertain economy.The Fifth Discipline: The Art of Practice of the Learning OrganizationPeter SengeIn The Fifth Discipline, Senge describes how companies can rid themselves of the learning “disabilities” that threaten their productivity and success by adopting the strategies of learning organizations—ones in which new and expansive patterns of thinking are nurtured, collective aspiration is set free,...

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5 book to Spend Time Nose Deep In

by Jeffrey Traill | Category: Book Review

Posted on Friday July 10, 2021 at 06:36:46 PM

Looking to help your business grow? Spend some time nose deep with these five books: The Confidence Plan Essential Steps to a New YouSarah LitvinoffConfidence is a much sought after, but often elusive, quality. Most of us are confident in some aspects of our lives, and in these areas we generally take it for granted, but when we feel self doubt we start to question ourselves. In concise steps this audiobook offers the complete guide to enjoying a confident life through easy to-use techniques and the most up-to-date strategies.The Science of Getting RichWallace WattlesThe Science of Getting Rich will guide you in developing a vision, strengthening willpower, cultivating gratitude, and receiving life's abundant gifts.Seven Years to Seven Figures: The Fast-Track Plan to Becoming a MillionaireMichael MastersonIn Seven Years to Seven Figures, self-made millionaire and renowned wealth coach Michael Masterson reveals the steps you can take to accumulate seven-figure wealth within seven years—or...

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