Virtual Workshops

5 Zoom tips to master professional workshop facilitation

August 17, 2020

Our process for virtual delivery includes preparing workshop participants on the content and technical aspects of virtual interaction and the different ways to ensure participants productively contribute to discussions. In this article we share our facilitators’ top tips on how to get the most from the online facilitation tool, Zoom!

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Run better virtual meetings by focusing on what (really) needs to be done

July 28, 2020

Virtual meetings have fast become our new normal; and while principles for running effective in-person meetings remain highly relevant, we need to adjust our approach and focus to get the most out of our virtual interactions.

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Remote yet accountable: How to create a culture of accountability while working remotely

June 15, 2020

We explore the necessary conditions for a culture of accountability and how to foster these conditions when working remotely by focusing on two factors: the right cadence and using the right digital tools.

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Remote workshop facilitation: Ten reasons to use an external facilitator

April 9, 2020

In the current remote working environment, orchestrating and participating in a remote workshop presents a unique challenge. Presenting content, moderating questions, paying attention to and responding to the chat function, and using technology effectively is difficult.
In this article we reprise our list of top ten reasons to use an external facilitator with a focus on remote (or digital) workshops and conversations.

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Five practices for conducting successful remote workshops

March 19, 2020

The current COVID-19 situation is first and foremost a health concern. We must keep our people and workplaces safe and reduce the risk to our families and communities. The secondary challenge is keeping the wheels of our economy and businesses turning. Decisions still need to be made, strategies and plans developed, and we still have to bring together groups for powerful, meaningful collaboration if we are to continue to deliver as best we can through turbulent times. In light of this, we thought we’d share five practices for conducting successful remote/digital workshops.

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