Tips to boost engagement during virtual sessions

tips to facilitate virtual sessions

By Gerard Murphy, President, Barefoot Facilitation Inc. What if people left your virtual sessions celebrating the outstanding experience they’ve just had?  That would be amazing, right? I’ve attended countless virtual events since the Covid-19 pandemic began.  There have been many that I’ve enjoyed.  But there’s been a few where I’ve slipped away quietly because I was bored and …

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Are you as safe as you could be in your virtual world?

Just a few months ago, as we said farewell to 2019, no-one had any idea we were in for such turmoil, both personal and professional. No-one foresaw the shift to WFM – working-from-home – that the Covid-19 pandemic would cause. As infections increased exponentially, so did our adoption of web meeting apps, like Zoom, Webex, GoToMeeting …

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Lessons for all from Canada’s first virtual Parliament

Video meeting lessons from Canada's MPs

They sat in their kitchens, in their living rooms, in their offices. They sat in front of provincial flags, or Canadian flags, or a loaded bookcase, or an empty bookcase, or a stone fireplace, or a glorious picture of a mass of multi-coloured turbans. It was the first meeting of Canada’s virtual Parliament, with MPs …

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Try the ‘bird’s tail’ on your next virtual meeting

tip for virtual meetings

We’re really happy to share a quick tip for leading virtual meetings that we saw on LinkedIn recently. This tip will appeal to anyone who is keen to maintain eye contact with remote participants, but needs to refer to notes to avoid straying from the planned structure or missing key points. It comes from author …

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