Virtual, remote meetings

8 ways to help people feel connected during a virtual meeting

06 Jul, 2021 Virtual, remote meetings

Workplace communication has become a real challenge because the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted most workers to their homes in either WFH or hybrid mode. In these difficult times, we need to get communication accomplished with the limited resources. In this article, find out 8 ways to help people feel connected during a virtual meeting.

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Tips for impromptu speaking in business – in person and online

01 Mar, 2021 Business management, Face-to-face meetings, negotiation, Leadership role, Personal, PR management, Speeches and presentations, Virtual, remote meetings, Working in the office, Workplace relationships

Impromptu speaking in business settings can be the most important and influential verbal communication you will ever undertake. This applies in face-to-face and virtual discussions; and internally as well as externally. However, I have seen people botch this too often. It is all-too-easy to fall into the trap of thinking the agenda doesn’t involve you directly, but the talk may swing your way. Not making a worthwhile contribution, even with informal remarks, can cause executive management or clients to doubt your effectiveness, which may obstruct your career progress.

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Wellness is even more important for remote teams

21 Feb, 2021 Business management, Mental health support, PR management, Virtual, remote meetings

The Covid-19 pandemic has hit like the biggest earthquake the workplace landscape has ever experienced. Unlike any industrial or digital revolution we’ve known, this pandemic has fundamentally changed the way most businesses work, and it has forced this change almost overnight. Now stress is no longer the exception, but the norm. The increased freedom and flexibility are great (along with the daily grinding commute to work no longer required), but WFH loneliness, burnout, and ...

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Vital to preserve positive relationships when working remotely

11 Feb, 2021 Employee engagement, experience, satisfaction, Employee, manager feedback, Virtual, remote meetings, Workplace relationships

Maintaining friendships at work boosts happiness and productivity. Cultivating these close relationships is even more important now as COVID-19 has led to workplace burnout in every country, and much remote work. The research is extremely clear: We get our sense of purpose and our intrinsic sense of motivation through relationships. Read in this article how it is vital to preserve positive relationships when working remotely.

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7 tips for managing virtual team meetings

30 Nov, 2020 Employee engagement, experience, satisfaction, PR management, Virtual, remote meetings

A few years ago, virtual team meetings were common only for IT firms and startups. But COVID-19 has changed our world, and today most businesses choose to hold virtual meetings instead of face-to-face ones. The problem is that not all employers have adapted to the changes and have become accustomed to managing virtual teams. Many managers are still struggling to boost the effectiveness of online communication and improve their team’s productivity. So how do ...

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