5 Ways to Combat Zoom Fatigue

Yo TA fam — long time, no see! Our team has been busier than ever pouring our talents and energy into our clients’ branding and marketing strategy that we haven’t had the chance to show our TA brand the same amount of love… BUT we’re back and better than ever to give you some tips on how to combat Zoom fatigue!

We understand that in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, Zoom and Skype are here to help everyone stay connected at a safe distance, however, constant video-conferencing can also cause you to burn out midway through your call. Check out our top 5 ways to combat your Zoom fatigue to use for your next virtual meeting!

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1. Change up your location

Sitting at the same place all day, every day can get monotonous and boring. So, if you’re able to switch up your location, do it! A change of scenery will help you stay focused while also let the creative juices flow. Grab that laptop or tablet and try taking your next call in a different spot!

2. Get fresh air 15 minutes before your meeting

Before your virtual meeting, step out and get some fresh air. Studies have shown that taking breaks can lead to an increase in productivity, so 15 minutes before your next meeting get out, go for a short walk, enjoy nature, do breathing exercises, or do a couple of stretches to get you in the right mindset for your Zoom meeting.

3. Avoid multitasking during a call

It’s easy to think about all the things you have to do during a virtual call, but try to avoid multitasking or working on other things during the meeting. Multitasking will only distract you and keep you from fully focusing on the topics being discussed during the call. Save those other tasks for after the Zoom meeting.

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4. ‘Do Not Disturb’

Utilizing features such as ‘do not disturb’ on your computer or cell phone can make a huge difference in your productivity and focus during a meeting. Keep unnecessary distractions to a minimum so your full attention is solely directed to the meeting and topics being discussed.

5. Avoid back-to-back Zoom meetings

Give yourself adequate breaks in between your meetings. Back-to-back meetings will cause you to burn out quickly and possibly cause you to forget important details or tasks. Scheduling your meetings at least 15 to 20 minutes apart will give you enough time to take a break to move around or even prepare for the next meeting!

We know changing up your usual routine can be difficult, but try out these tips to help you combat Zoom fatigue while staying focused and productive!

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