Updated: Apr 20, 2021
If you haven’t noticed there is a lot of advice out there about working online through Zoom or one of the other platforms that have become common. Some of it is pretty good advice from people who just want to help or see the possibility of a new online coaching career. While good it’s not complete and doesn’t really replace the knowledge of a coach with years of experience working in the medium. So let me join the conversation and see if I can’t fill in some of the blanks.
Where to start?
While you can’t change what others are doing online, you do have control over what you are doing and what others are seeing. So, let’s start there. First, move that camera up or move up. The lens of your camera should be level with your own line of sight. Think of this as looking someone in the eye.
I don’t want to be looking up at you because it’s a terrible angle and you look bad but also because it gives you higher status than me. While that might be more of a ph