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Remote Meetings: Thinking Inside the Box

By Rob Knies, Managing Editor, Microsoft Research George Robertson is taking this meeting seriously. He focuses intently on other participants in the room, making eye contact, noting posture and visual cues, interjecting comments when appropriate. He studies diagrams scrawled onto a whiteboard, and, on occasion, uses a laser pointer to call attention to something he wants to address. Sound like just another productive business meeting? Well, you’re right—except for one little detail. The meeting is…

June 2009

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