Skype is a fantastic tool when used correctly, but if you’re not careful it can derail your productivity worse than an addiction to cat videos on YouTube.
I’ve found that there are two problem areas with Skype:
- Inefficient Communication
- Unnecessary Distractions
Let’s deal with inefficient communication first.
Part 1 – How to Eliminate Inefficient Skype Communication
Communication is a two-way street; you need to make sure that you communicate efficiently with others, and that they communicate efficiently with you.
Efficient & inefficient communication are easiest to demonstrate with examples, so here are a couple examples: