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6 Online Meeting Fundamentals - #5: a Clear Presentation is a Clear Mind
By Aleesha Bharadwaj ·

Not just for online meetings, one must have a clear structure for working things out. It helps to organize the vast amount of knowledge and structure it in a presentable form and gives an impression of reliability to the listener or the viewer.

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Why you need to appreciate teammates and how to express your gratitude
By Abhinav Goel ·

With all the tips and tricks that we use every day to improve our online meetings, it's very easy to lose sight of how important the simple things, like really listening and remembering to say thank you are. These are the things that keep us going.

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6 Online Meeting Fundamentals - #4: We listen well to what you have to say!
By Aleesha Bharadwaj ·

Readers, welcome back! As I talked about how I will be introducing you to theonline meeting fundamentals we follow at Rate My Meeting, in the first post, Italked about how Jargon is avoided[https://ratemymeeting.co/blog/6-online-meeting-fundamentals-1-jargon-e-or-not] and in the second about the importance of Tone and Volume, and in the third Italked about how we, at Rate My Meeting are Empathetic towards all attendees,I'm back today with the 4th installment from the total 6 Fundamentals.

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6 suggestions to ensure the well-being of your remote members
By Abhinav Goel ·

While a remote meeting offers great opportunities to discuss work, share knowledge and move forward, attending online meetings day in and day out while also managing the pressure can take a toll on your mental well-being. It becomes the ideal hunting ground for stress, depression and anxiety.

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6 Golden tips to make remote employees feel more connected
By Abhinav Goel ·

When employees feel they are part of a team, they trust the organization and their co-workers more, which leads to more communication and collaboration. They are willing to go that extra mile when they feel they belong there. Teamwork makes the dream work.

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6 Online Meeting Fundamentals - #3: Empathy is a core component of Effective Teams!
By Aleesha Bharadwaj ·

In terms of a dictionary Empathy is the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within their frame of reference, that is, the capacity to place oneself in another's position. Empathy for difficult work situations is a core component of effective teams.

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Tips for successful remote meetings: How to Be a Productive Participant
By Abhinav Goel ·

Have you ever been in one of those meetings which feels as though it could have happened without you, or one where you felt you didn't get the opportunity to contribute much?It’s time to say goodbye to such frivolous meetings wherein you don’t get the opportunity to contribute anything meaningful.

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Tips for successful remote meetings: How to have a smooth online meeting
By Abhinav Goel ·

Remote meetings through video conferencing between businesses have become much more commonplace due to the advances in technology. While setting up a video conference, it is imperative to double check that you have all the right equipment which facilitates a smooth and untroubled online meeting.

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6 Online Meeting Fundamentals - #2: Tone and Volume
By Aleesha Bharadwaj ·

This week, I will introduce to you the fundamentals of online meetings. In my previous post I talked about Jargon and how at Rate My Meeting we disregard using it. In this post I shall be talking about:The use of Tone and Volume

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6 Online Meeting Fundamentals - #1: Jargon-e or Not?
By Aleesha Bharadwaj ·

This week, I will introduce to you the fundamentals of online meetings. Sounds boring? Not if you think of the details needed for it. Let’s have a look at the 6 fundamentals we use at Rate My Meeting, and then discuss one fundamental every day. So lets begin: Staying Free Of Jargon!

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How COVID-19 can act as an icebreaker for remote meetings
By Abhinav Goel ·

Most of us are having a tough time adjusting to the COVID-19 crisis as we are facing challenges in this new way of working and probably lack proper infrastructure to work effectively.This post is #1 in a series on “Tips for successful remote meetings”, brought to you by Rate My Meeting.

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The data model behind Rate My Meeting
By Xander Groesbeek ·

How can we bring in the proven power of ratings to work? Uber shows that ratings drive a transparent feedback culture. Our vision is clear: we want to make work better. Today I'd like to explain how we think 5-star ratings and thumbs-up or down will help us do so.

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Do good teams make good meetings?
By Wouter Sleyffers ·

At Rate My Meeting, we believe in meetings. And in teamwork. Do great teams automatically have great meetings? And what happens if you and your team have to work remotely?

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Three key drivers to improve meetings
By Xander Groesbeek ·

With Rate My Meeting we aim to improve our meetings. Let's openly discuss how we feel about meetings, learn what makes a good meeting and focus on tracking our performance over time to keep going.

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We're living in a rating economy
By Xander Groesbeek ·

We rate the restaurants we visit. We rate friends' status updates. We rate hotels, Ubers, even a person's credit. The shows we watched. The books we’ve read. But at work? Where we spend most of our time...?

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