How to Run Effective Virtual Meetings
Communicating Well With Technology
Sam has just finished a virtual meeting with his team, and it didn't go well.
Compared with the face-to-face meetings he's used to, the online conversation was fragmented and hard to follow. The loudest team members monopolized the discussion, and Sam couldn't get everyone to contribute. He came away feeling that he hadn't achieved anything meaningful.
Organizations use virtual meetings in place of face-to-face ones because they're quick to arrange, they're inexpensive, and they bring the most relevant people into the meeting, wherever they're based. However, virtual meetings can be hard to get right, and they need a different approach from regular meetings.
In this article, we'll look at what you can do to prepare for and run an effective and productive virtual meeting....