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April 13
With remote jobs increasing in 71% in 2020, many leaders continue to manage remote workers as if they were managing a co-located team.

Yet, fifty three percent  of leaders we surveyed at a recent webinar said that they had NOT received any training on leading a virtual team.
March 18

There are many reasons why we struggle with listening, and there are a lot of factors that go into the communication exchange between people.

Fortunately, there are a few simple things that all people in all roles can embrace to be better listeners.


March 04

Under normal circumstances, staying present and being able to fully commit to listening is difficult. However, in this new reality of digital interaction and mental fatigue, listening has a new set of challenges.

There’s good news.  We can make listening easier in our virtual meetings, improving the experience of our participants!  Here are a few tips.
February 18

What does the hit on Netflix called The Queen’s Gambit tell us about how to sell in a virtual setting? Actually, something very important. 

Before we break down how this show teaches us the key to virtual selling let’s look at the backstory.

January 21

Sales professionals need a mix of soft skills to be successful. While rapport building is often considered the top sales skill, listening is the most critical skill for closing sales, and building long-term client relationships.

Learn 3 crucial tips to closing sales, and why listening is the top sales skill of 2021.

January 14

With the beginning of the New Year, it’s the perfect time to address the virtual communication mistakes that have become common with so many of us working virtually this past year.

Here are 3 of the most common mistakes when communicating virtually, and what you can do to overcome them.

January 07

A sales presentation is too important to be diminished to a sideshow in your client’s day. There are several ways to remedy this situation, but one of the most effective techniques is the use of STORIES.

November 24

Gratitude. Appreciation. Recognition. It makes you feel good. This week in the US, many will pause for a day or two to give thanks and show appreciation for the things and people we care about most. It’s no secret how appreciation benefits the person getting it—but did you know it benefits the person giving it just as much?

Discover why recognition is such a powerful tool for improving relationships and wellbeing in life—and at work. Learn how to (and how NOT to) express your appreciation to others.

November 12

People in communities across the globe are adjusting to communicating while wearing masks.  As we’re all experiencing, masks present both verbal and non-verbal communication challenges.

Given this, we’ve prepared 5 tips for effective communications while wearing a mask, and compiled several insightful articles from leading publications on additional best practices.
October 15

In every virtual training workshop that Mandel delivers, we dedicate a Virtual Meeting Producer (or moderator or facilitator) to act as the Trainer’s co-pilot.

A Virtual Producer manages the meeting platform functions and mitigates any technical challenges, allowing the Trainer to focus exclusively on the learning and development of the workshop participants.

As someone who wears a virtual producer hat, here are 5 best practices to help you create engaging virtual meetings.


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