de-clutter your webcam backdrop

Inspired by a few conversations and also what I have been learning from my clients, I am starting a series of de-cluttering tips. Clutter in all its forms gets in the way of focus and effectiveness, and now that most of us are working from home, we might find it more difficult at times to keep our attention on what needs to be done.

So here is the first in the series: de-clutter your webcam background. It not only distracts you when you see yourself on the screen, but more importantly it distracts your audience from what you are saying! The less visual interference, the more the focus will be on you.