Zoom calls are wearing us out, here’s the fix

Virginia Backaitis
3 min readMay 5, 2020
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Heads up team leaders! Before you schedule the next conference call, stop to ask yourself if it’s the best way to complete the task at hand. Are the benefits going to outweigh the exhaustion your team will feel toward the end of the hour, day or week.

“Zoom (or any other video chat tool) tires us out,” says Terri Kurtzberg PhD, author of Virtual Teams: Mastering Communication and

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