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productive meetings

Three rules for productive meetings

You have, no doubt, attended at least one (if not more) meeting from hell! Whether they’re virtual, in-person or hybrid, the complaints run the litany – no structure, too long, nothing gets accomplished, boring, irrelevant, adversarial. The list goes on.

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Leading a hybrid team? Make use of online collaboration tools

One of the biggest challenges in leading a hybrid team is that the physical distance between employees means that you lose the collaboration that naturally happens when team members are face-to-face.  Fortunately, there are things you can do to compensate

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leading from afar

If you are leading from afar, this one strategy will make a huge difference!

Today’s blog video is #10 in our ongoing series on specific strategies for leading from afar.  Today’s tip is to have weekly structured one-on-one meetings with your staff. Have weekly structured one-on-one meetings with your staff Now, if you’re thinking

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hybrid team

For hybrid team meetings, have ALL your staff join virtually

Since January, I’ve been sharing specific tips on how you can better lead your virtual or hybrid team. Back in Strategy #1, when I talked about the importance of establishing your hybrid team workplace culture, one of the four high-level

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online engagement

11 Ways to improve online engagement

Let’s face it, online engagement can be challenging.  And it’s not going to get easier any time soon!  Thirteen months into the coronavirus pandemic, vaccinations are under way, and there is hopeful talk of returning to offices and schools this

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virtual team meetings

10 Ways to make virtual team meetings engaging and fun

Does the thought of having to get on to yet another virtual team meeting exhaust you?  If so, you’re not alone.  Many a person is contemplating the idea of (at least temporarily) boycotting all forms of electronic communication.  The irony

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