It can be difficult to keep everyone entertained while working remotely, but meetings are an integral part of effective remote work. If they are well-organized, meetings can improve team communication and make sure that all team members are on the same page. To help you conduct an effective remote meeting here are a few best methods to follow.

Start the meeting with a discussion of any technical issues. For example, if you need to install the correct software, use a high-quality device, or share your screen. This will set the mood for the rest and ensure that everyone is prepared to participate.

Invite only those who are relevant to your discussion. A large number of participants can distract and make it difficult to keep the discussion on track. Furthermore, inviting more attendees than you need to attend a remote meeting could take up your employees’ time and decrease their engagement and participation in future meetings.

During the meeting, concentrate on finding solutions rather than just discussing issues. You can do this by setting the goal of the meeting and assigning a note-taker, and focusing on each agenda item. After the meeting, take note of the main outcomes, and then share them with all participants.

Don’t forget about getting feedback from your remote meetings. This will help you to learn the best practices and what isn’t. This is a great way to build trust within your team and increase the effectiveness of remote meetings. It’s easy to send an individual poll using Slido or using a survey app.