Unmute!: How to Master Virtual Meetings and Reclaim Your Sanity

Unmute!: How to Master Virtual Meetings and Reclaim Your Sanity

by Lauren Sergy
Unmute!: How to Master Virtual Meetings and Reclaim Your Sanity

Unmute!: How to Master Virtual Meetings and Reclaim Your Sanity

by Lauren Sergy


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Have virtual meetings become the most dreaded part of your workday?

You open your calendar and feel your heart rate spike as you stare at them. Virtual meeting after virtual meeting, replete with all-to-familiar irritations: technical glitches, awkward conversations, Bob's nose hairs. (Seriously, doesn't Bob know his camera is pointed right up his nose?)

Like it or not, being able to mug for the webcam is now an important addition to your CV. But there's more to having a good videoconference than turning on your webcam. And UNMUTE! will show you how to do it.

In this hilarious and fast-paced book, communication expert Lauren Sergy takes you on a deep-dive into virtual meetings: what works, what doesn't, and how to make the most of this communication medium without it taking over your life. With energy, wit, and a bucketful of relatable stories, Lauren will help you

- Polish not-so-small on-camera skills like eye contact, gesture, and speaking mannerisms

- Set up your virtual meeting space like a pro...without turning your office into a production studio

- Boost meeting attendees' focus and engagement

- Manage those annoying technical glitches

- Dial down your stress and kick Zoom Fatigue to the curb

UNMUTE! is a must-read book for anyone who uses videoconferencing at work. You and your colleagues can master virtual meetings; it's time to take action!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781039113381
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 07/07/2021
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.36(d)

About the Author

Lauren Sergy is a sought-after public speaking and interpersonal communication expert, with years of experience helping thousands of professionals become more powerful communicators. She has worked with clients and audiences in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and beyond, delivering her keynotes and workshops both in-person and in virtual formats. She teaches business communication seminars with the University of Alberta and has been a featured communication expert on radio and television. Her first book, The Handy Communication Answer Book, was featured on the Best Reference Books of 2017 list by Library Journal.

Lauren lives in Edmonton, Alberta with her endlessly patient husband and two energetic kids, who are always looking for new ways to interrupt her virtual meetings. To find out more about Lauren and access her many articles, videos, and resources on communication, goto laurensergy.com.
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