You can easily get inventive with simple activities on Zoom.
This picture from a London meeting of the Applied Improvisation Network illustrates a quick game, based on ‘Where’s Wally?’ and retitled for our gang as ‘Point to Peter’.
Read on to find out more..
How many times are you hearing apologies for poor use of technology during online calls?
The good news is that there is lots that can be done so that in the long-term, you will gain confidence from your successes and your participants will gain confidence in you.
If you put your participants into breakout rooms, you can’t expect great conversations online to break out automatically. This is where you need to take even more care in an online world than when facilitating at a f-2-f conference or workshop..
How do we create (more) engagement in virtual meetings with a group that’s still pretty unfamiliar with good Zoom meetings? And that likely means most of your participants.
If you can do that, you’ll immediately stand out from the cavalcade of everyone and their uncle who are now offering online sessions..
One great question to warm up a virtual meeting is, ‘What are you enjoying about the lockdown?’.
While that may seem paradoxical, there will be some things that people are benefiting from by staying at home, whether they have thought about them yet or not..
Online meeting etiquette actually isn’t as different from face-to-face meeting etiquette as you’d think.
Have you been on those Zoom calls where the first 30 minutes (of 60) is taken up with elaborate introductions and by the time everyone has described their new routine you’ve no energy for the topic of the meeting?