You’re on mute: the art of presenting in a Zoom era.

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Originally this post was to accompany a past post around my struggles of public speaking. How physically standing in front of people and talking aloud can be daunting.

Now that we are remote, I thought this article might be redundant. Far from it. As we are forced to present via video, gone are the days of moving in physical space, using your body to emphasise meaning or the weight of a statement. You’re now sitting in a chair, your chair, presenting to video squares on a screen or even faceless avatars.

Benefits — you’re in control of your environment. You don’t need to worry about