Online meetings are an unavoidable part of business life in 2023, no matter if you work in a remote, hybrid, or in-person team. Colleagues, partners and clients regularly schedule online meetings for various discussions, both productive and arguably superfluous.
This post-pandemic proliferation of online meetings swallows up significant amounts of time, especially as many meetings tend to take longer than planned, with various participants monopolizing the conversation. Ultimately, this overload can result in reduced productivity and Zoom fatigue.
But what can you do to safeguard your time during online meetings and avoid these negative impacts on your productive time? Here are six failsafe strategies to efficiently slot online meetings into your day without letting them commandeer it.