20 Mar 2020 17:10 IST

Virtual meetings don’t have to be a bore

Virtual settings can feel quite impersonal because of the physical distance, so you need to be creative

Many professionals — leaders, consultants, teachers — are having to move their meetings and classes online. Creating an engaging and personal environment in this new context is challenging and won’t feel natural for everyone. The author, a professor and consultant, shares what he’s learned from his experience teaching and facilitating online. His advice includes: embracing the differences between an in-person and online setting and recognising there are advantages to the latter; making it feel personal; getting used to delayed feedback; convey warmth and presence; and keeping it interactive. Read the full article here.