Videoconferencing rocks for a lot of reasons. It lets us get things done quicker and more efficiently than ever before, but there is one little thing that seems to keep coming up regardless of how much you think you are prepared for your meeting: the time difference. Seldom, if ever is one actually lucky enough to be in a virtual office space where everyone is in the same time zone. So when the time comes for you to attend that 9:00am meeting, which is in all reality 4:00am your time, here are some pointers to help you stay on your toes and put your best face forward.
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