Archive for February, 2011

Making Online Meetings More Effective

Feb 20, 2011 No Comments by

Over the past couple posts, I have shared best practices that teams can use when they participate in virtual meetings.  For the uninitiated, virtual meetings involve one or more attendees participating from a distance. Participants typically use a web connection to share materials and a teleconference line for audio. I started by describing the key […]

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Virtually as Effective as the Real Thing

Feb 13, 2011 No Comments by

Virtual meetings are said to be the wave of the future. For many organizations with geographically distributed employee populations that future is already a daily reality. Web conferences and virtual online meetings have become so popular as a cost-saving tool that more and more companies are asking teams to try booking a conference call number […]

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Feb 12, 2011 3 Comments

A lot of companies use online meetings as a way to save travel costs and time. But as many of us have experienced – online meetings are not always as effective as face-to-face gatherings.  In fact they suffer from some very serious deficiencies if they are not carefully organized and well facilitated. In today’s post […]

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Six Rules for Communication

Feb 06, 2011 3 Comments

Those guiding organizational change spend a good deal of their time helping people communicate.  Sometimes a communicator’s best intentions can go awry if they ignore a few simple rules for communication effectiveness.  Today I will offer six basic rules that you should consider when sending out messages to large groups of stakeholders. Here’s my short […]

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…and the Winner Is…

Feb 02, 2011 2 Comments

Congratulations! The winner of the random drawing for a $50 Amazon gift card in the January subscriber appreciation event was Troy from Solution Design Group.  He has been notified and will soon be shopping! Thank You! I appreciate everyone who has been reading my stuff and I especially appreciate those who have subscribed, commented on […]

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