A Dozen Tips for Facilitating an Online Meeting


Virtual Meetings/Teams

Your Remote Meetings Have to Be Engaging: Here’s How to Do It

Remote meetings don’t always work out as planned, mostly because of the ebbs and flows of team engagement. Harvard Business Review notes in an article on running a great virtual meeting that productivity is likely to dip due to lack of focus and preparation on the part of the organizer, attempts at multitasking among team members, and one or two attendees dominating the meeting. These, in turn, can cause engagement to wane. Given these potential scenarios, it’s imperative that you make your remote meetings as engaging as possible to ensure maximum productivity. The following tips will help you do that.

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Working from Home: How to Set Up Your Home Office and Stay Motivated

Whether you’ve started remote work by choice, or you’ve been forced to start because of COVID-19, it takes some getting used to. While working from home does have perks, you also have to deal with new distractions and challenges. When you make the switch, you’ll want to set up a workspace and establish a schedule for yourself so you can stay on task. These resources can help you get started.

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Virtual Learning Improves Performance

Virtual Learning Improves Performance

Even the healthiest companies must make dramatic reductions in staff and overall spending to remain viable in what may be the worst economy most of us will see in our lifetimes. As staff is cut, more is asked of those who remain.

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Facing Down Your Fears About Facilitating a Virtual Meeting

Facing Down Your Fears About Facilitating a Virtual Meeting

Even if you’ve had years of experience leading groups, you’re bound to feel a little anxious when you are asked to facilitate a virtual meeting, especially one that replaces a traditional face-to-face one. The two best ways to alleviate your fears are first, detailed planning, and second, practice.

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Six Critical Success Factors for Running a Successful Virtual Meeting

Six Critical Success Factors for Running a Successful Virtual Meeting

A virtual meeting is an event or series of events where participants join in from multiple locations. A virtual meeting may be held "real time" where everyone is participating as the same time, often by teleconference or video conference.

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Getting Great Results from Virtual Meetings

Getting Great Results from Virtual Meetings

Remote teams are a workplace reality. In a recent survey, over 75% of respondents said that they meet remotely at least twice a month. While convenient and cost effective, these virtual meetings can easily go off-track.

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Virtual Brainstorming: A New Approach to Creative Thinking

Virtual Brainstorming: A New Approach to Creative Thinking

You've got a very short time to come up with some great new ideas to turn the business around. Fortunately, you have access to some of the most creative minds in your company from dozens of locations around the world.

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6 Ways to Make Pre-Work Compelling

6 Ways to Make Pre-Work Compelling

Most facilitators and team leaders see the value of assigning some sort of pre-work before a virtual meeting and bemoan the fact that only a small fraction of the participants take this request seriously and complete their assignments.

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