20 Rules for Better Conference Calls or “Don’t make me reach through this phone and slap you!”
This article was born from experience. After you have sat through so many conference calls, you just can’t put up with one more heavy-breather, or side-talker or snack-muncher. You just snap.
When that moment comes you have two choices. Go on a manic screaming tirade, or write a sarcastic article. I chose the latter.
Now, you can benefit from my passive aggressiveness. The next time one of your co-workers sends you over the edge with rude conference call behavior, email them the link to this article. They will thank you for showing them the light. (Editor’s note: They won’t thank you… but others may.)
You may notice that these rules are simple and common sense. Yeah, I noticed that too and yet I still had to write the article… Go figure.
So without further ado, here are the 20 Rules of Conference Call Etiquette Read the rest of this article »