Jackie Fung Grundberg, owner, Backpack Sciences

Getting comfortable on camera and video is one of the silver linings of COVID-19. People are embracing technology to reach out, close deals, and maintain important human connections.

“Even isolated, we need human contact,” says Sandeep Johar, owner of Remedy Intelligent Staffing based in Herndon, Virginia. “I miss that.”

Johar admits to going on a “learning binge” after feeling a bit hesitant about embracing video technology. He says he enrolled in an improv class which “social distancing” prevented him from attending, enrolled in Toastmasters (now doing Zoom meetings), and enrolled in an online class via LinkedIn.

Still, he’s wondering how…

Christine Gacharná

The question I am most often asked is answered in Rainer Maria Rilke's "Letters to a Young Poet." But go ahead, ask anyway.

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