Videoconference Tips for More Effective, Polished Virtual Meetings

Lots of us are moving to remote or work-from-home arrangements right now, and that means videoconferencing! Videoconferencing is an awesome tool, but you may be guilty of some basic flubs that are making your virtual meetings less enjoyable, less effective, and less polished / professional looking. Check out this short interview I did on Videoconferencing…

Handling Event Disruptions & Speaker Cancellations Due to COVID-19 (a speaker’s perspective)

My heart goes out to everyone affected by the Coronavirus & COVID-19 outbreak. Business carries on, but if you are hosting a meeting or event right now, there’s a good chance that it isn’t “business as usual.” Travel disruptions and health concerns have resulted in many events and meetings needing to be postponed and speakers…

How to Encourage Positive Communication During Coronavirus

My heart goes out to everyone affected by coronavirus & COVID19.  During times of crisis and uncertainty, it’s easy for anxiety about one area of work or life to affect our communication across the board. In this Communication Q&A, Robert wants some pointers for keeping conversation and communication in his workplace more positive and productive…

How to have better political conversations (it’s election time!)

You can find David Moscrop on Twitter @David_Moscrop Politics and religion: two topics that are never to be broached in polite company. We all know how realistic THAT particular saw is. Political conversations are everywhere, and while there has never been a period in history where politics made for “nice” conversation, current trends towards populism,…

How to Bring More Humor to Your Workplace

You can find Mike Kerr on Twitter @HumoratWork   Does your workplace have an office clown? Is your office environment one that encourages a hearty laugh, or is humor seen as something that isn’t sufficiently serious – or even unprofessional? Workplace that have a hearty dose of humor as part of their culture often boast…