5 tips to keep your eyes healthy

percy and pollyThe Covid pandemic has meant LOTS of changes. If you are one of the lucky ones, the worst change you have experienced is more time in front of a screen. Working on-line coupled with binge watching with some gaming mixed in can easily translate into more time staring at screens than away from screens.

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What Are The Benefits Of Online Coaching?

Backside view of inspired man standing on edge of a rock, arms uplifted facing a big and beautiful sunlit gorgeLiving in a world that grants us the opportunity to learn from coaches and mentors all over the globe opens up the possibility of creating a life you truly want. Video conferencing, online webinars, tutorials and workshops put these people in direct contact with you at the tips of your fingers from the comfort of your own home. If there is something you’re looking to work on – personal fitness, wealth consciousness, life direction – there is a coach somewhere to match your needs and take you to the next level.

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How To Start A Coaching Business Online

Young woman sipping coffee, diligently working in a cafe in front of laptop in the corner surrounded by windows, seated beside business partner’s open laptopIf you want to work with people to help them open up and reach their highest potential, then an online-based coaching business might be a right fit for you. With video conferencing technology that reaches far and wide for business and personal use, starting a coaching business exponentially affects how you’re able to touch lives from your own home, no longer limiting you to being stuck in an office.

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How Long Should A Study Session Be

View of three smiling students engaged and chatting while sitting on outdoor stairs, interacting with an open laptop and smartphoneWhen there’s a major exam looming or a final just around the corner, studying can feel like an overwhelming task. Do you study alone or with peers? Do you digest the material better in chunks, one full day or cramming the night before?

Whether it’s a chapter or a full semester worth of notes, textbooks, learning – allow for video conferencing technology to provide you with a study session that helps you feel more confident learning and retaining course material.

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How To Organize A Study Session

Over the shoulder view of young woman using laptop to video conference a peer while studying and going over notesFor any eager learner or student, video conferencing technology offers a straightforward and convenient way to study after hours with peers. It doesn’t matter if you’re enrolled at a brick and mortar institution or learning online. The option to meet with classmates in a virtual setting provides so much more possibility to learn, collaborate, and share notes, regardless of physical location.

Especially amidst a global pandemic where boredom and loneliness are at an all-time high. Even if a study group isn’t something you normally lean on, now is the time to consider how it might actually serve you well!

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The Importance of Video Conferencing in Education

Over the shoulder view of man at desk with open textbook, motioning with his hand in a video conference on laptop with professorIf there’s anything we’ve learned as we step into a new decade, it’s that video conferencing has completely transformed the way we communicate with each other safely and from a distance.

We knew the advantages, but since being faced with a global pandemic, we’ve had no other choice than to virtually get closer, reshape business online and rely on video conferencing solutions for higher education.

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8 Tips And Tricks For Less Awkward And More Professional Video Conferencing

Straight on view of open laptop with only woman’s forehead visible on the other side as she works from home on couchFeeling awkward in front of the camera while using video conferencing technology is a simple fix. Promise! With a little exposure, practice, and a deeper understanding, anyone can look good, feel good, and make a lasting impression.

It doesn’t matter if this is your first time or your 1,200th time, video conferencing is proven to strengthen connections and relationships. Not only is communication easier and more effective when you can see another person’s face, but it also becomes empowered.

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How Does Video Conferencing Work?

Woman sitting at desk in front of desktop working while holding up device and engaged with 4 speakers in a video conferenceSometimes technology can feel like magic, especially when it comes to the rising demand of video conferencing. One minute you’re at home, sitting at your desk in front of a blank screen, and the next, you’re transported somewhere else where you’re talking to friends in another city or family overseas. Maybe you’re connecting with clients, or sitting in an online classroom! Video conferencing has the ability to take you places without you having to leave your bubble – wherever that may be!

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Is Video Conferencing Effective?

Yoga instructor in lotus position on ground interacting with laptop in front of her and leading a classWhy does anyone have a meeting in the first place? Are you relaying important information to employees? Hosting an online class? Sharing news and metrics or winning over new clients?

In whatever capacity you meet, you can drive results, improve communication, and gain people’s trust by using video conferencing to enhance how you send and receive messages.

Let’s unpack things a little more.

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What Is the Minimum Speed Required for Video Conferencing?

Close, side view of woman with headphones looking away and enthusiastically video chatting on mobile, using animated hand motionsGetting any job done right requires the right tools of the trade including the best free video conferencing! If you work remotely (or work in an office), for example, there are a few things you can’t live without (besides coffee) like a computer or mobile device. Maybe you prefer working from a desk or with a mouse for interacting on your computer more easily. A desk chair, headphones, perhaps a microphone – all tangible tools that drive productivity.

But what about the intangible things, the other items that streamline and enforce how work gets done? Things like free video conferencing and a solid internet connection?

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