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Work the Virtual Room™

Managing Virtual Meetings in a Multitasking World

About This Program

The workshop teaches new skills for successfully leading virtual meetings based on the realities of v-meeting environments and human nature. You'll discover how to:

  • Support desired meeting outcomes by connecting with participants' needs and expectations
  • Maintain the higher energy level and pace needed to keep v-participants engaged
  • Keep track of and engage with what participants are thinking and feeling

2.5 Hours

Why This Program

While virtual meetings have the potential to reduce costs and encourage faster decision-making, they can also present a new set of problems:

  • How do you get participants to pay attention and stop multi-tasking?
  • How can you tell what they're really thinking and feeling?
  • How can you motivate participants to get involved and contribute their best ideas?
  • How can you get the best return on your investment in virtual meeting and collaboration software?  

Learn To
  • Plan a clear and effective v-meeting strategy
  • Set everyone up for involvement and success
  • Make the most of your first two minutes
  • Keep your cool, be authentic, and amplify your energy
  • Use skillful questions to enhance participant interaction and engagement
  • Use the functionality of your meeting platform to boost collaboration
  • Recognize and leverage participants’ ideas and interests
  • More thoroughly engaged participants
  • Increased productivity
  • Faster decisions
  • More desirable business outcomes
  • Higher ROI for meeting software

Mandel Tools
  • V-Meeting Participant Log: A tool to help you organize information about participants and track and promote their participation during the meeting
  • Mandel BLUEPRINT®: A framework for structuring your opening, main points, and closing
Instructional Approach
  • Based on learn-by-doing activities that produce skills that stick
  • Designed to bridge the gap between knowing what to do and how to do it
  • Linked to your organization’s current business issues, initiatives, and goals
  • Focused on real world performance improvement and on-the-job application
  • Enlivened by built-in practice sessions
  • Supported by expert, individualized, in-the-moment coaching

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