Apr 14, 2020
We are cast into unprecedented times. Virtual working is the new normal and with it comes a whole host of new challenges as we isolate and find ways to manage our lives. In my previous blog titled, “Five Principles to Working Remotely and Effective Meeting Preparation,” I provided suggestions on navigating the virtual meeting world. Effective key points to remember are there are no rules, so micro-experiment, actively guard against poor decision making, increase opportunities for human connection, and lastly, be kind and compassionate. I’d like to continue with a follow-up to my first blog post, to share ways for you to pre-plan and engage in successful remote work.
Here are some pre-meeting recommendations to consider:
During your meetings, you can engage participants if you take stock of the following recommendations, and don’t be afraid to mix it up:
Below are some physical considerations for meetings to stay engaged:
Here are some valuable tools and practices that JMJ is using in our virtual client and internal meetings, which I highly recommend:
I hope you find these principles and suggestions useful, as virtual work is here for the unforeseen future. So, lean into these recommendations, be kind to yourself and others and stay healthy at home.
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