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Dressing for online meetings
Businesses spend a fortune creating products, meeting industry standards and procuring leads. Imagine spending hours preparing for an important online demo – the one deal that could take your business to the next level – just to come off as unprofessional due to your attire. Yes, that happens all the time, as you will see from the research below.

According to the 2015 After College Annual Survey, millennials sought out employers who would provide the ability to work remotely (68%), and follow a casual dress code (62%). However, researchers have found that dress code has an impact on our attitudes and work ethic, which means that millennials may have to reconsider their attire, at least during office hours. In this post, we’re going to explore some of the research and help you see how business attire can enhance your professionalism during online presentations, and to make better choices on what to wear while preparing for an online meeting, whether you are at home, at the office, or elsewhere. (more…)

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Online Meeting
Most meetings can be held virtually these days, thanks to rapidly advancing technology. Conference calls, screen sharing, you name it – there are many different ways to run a meeting. Online meetings offer a variety of benefits, including the fact that it is environmentally friendly – since there’s no travel involved, it reduces a company’s carbon footprint tremendously.

Of course, to say that online meetings can simply replace face-to-face meetings is unrealistic. But there are certainly strong advantages found in meetings held online that an in-person meeting simply cannot beat. (more…)

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Steve Jobs
Love them or hate them, meetings are here to stay. Collaboration is the name of the game in successful businesses, and learning how to run an effective meeting can turn what many perceive to be a waste of time into a productive activity. That is what today’s top business leaders are doing to make the most of their meetings, with the result that their companies stay at the top of their game. Let’s take a look at the four meeting strategies (and a few quirks!) of some of the most well-known business leaders of our time. (more…)

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Online business meetings
Meetings are a part of business. Avoid meetings, and you lose potential business. Rather than questioning whether to host a meeting, the real question nowadays is whether you will host your meeting online or in person. Of course if you are unfamiliar with holding meetings over the Web and are more accustomed to face-to-face interactions, then it’s natural to wonder if online business meetings are for you.

Many companies, from small local businesses to global corporations, are taking advantage of technology to host their business meetings remotely over the Internet. In this article I will present some facts about both forms of meetings and look at the benefits that meeting with others online can provide. (more…)

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Online Meeting MisconceptionsIf you’ve ever thought about hosting an online meeting, but decided against it for whatever reason then this post is for you. There are a lot of misconceptions about online meetings. Whether you’ve thought about hosting one or dreaded the thought of being invited for one, we here at Mikogo want you to know that online meetings aren’t as bad as these 7 common misconceptions might make you think! (more…)

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