My monthly tip for virtual leaders: advanced facilitation of online meetings

In this month’s tip I want to share some ideas how you can enhance the feeling of meeting in a (virtual) room and not just seeing each other on a flat screen. Using your backgrounds effectively either with virtual images or physical ones…

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My monthly tip for virtual leaders: meet in a room, not on a flat screen

In this month’s tip I want to share some ideas how you can enhance the feeling of meeting in a (virtual) room and not just seeing each other on a flat screen. Using your backgrounds effectively either with virtual images or physical ones…

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My monthly tip for virtual leaders: how body language comes across in virtual meetings

To consciously include body language in online conversations might not be an obvious thing, but it is important and simple enough This month's theme for the tip has been triggered by a former colleague of mine. He had gone through a training on LinkedIn Learning…

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My monthly tip for virtual leaders: Make online meetings engaging

What highly effective virtual leaders do to enhance engagement in their meetings? How often have you worked remotely in the past or have you been either leading or participating virtual team? How often have been online meetings where you were bored stiff? How many times…

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Eye contact is key in online conversations

My monthly tip for virtual leaders - February It is a fact that we need eye contact - at least to some degree - when we want to have a trustful conversation and good connection with someone we communicate with. In face-to-face settings that is…

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High performance virtual teams by design – part I

My approach to team design to succeed with a virtual team Key factors for successful virtual teams: tips for management and leadership - part I The foundation for high performance virtual teams lies in the selection of team members and the design of the team.…

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How to set yourself up for great virtual meetings – Part II

The things “aside” most people do not pay attention to but make a great difference in virtual meetings Virtual meetings should be fun and effective and not frustrating or energy draining. With this attitude in mind I have - in part I of this blog - focused…

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How to set yourself up for great virtual meetings – Part I

Attention to small „aside“ things make for better virtual meetings In previous blogs I have described various aspects that influence the perception of the quality of virtual meetings and the engagement of people. If you have missed these blogs check them out here. Working as…

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Launch of Virtual Leaders Lounge

Join free informal exchange with other leaders on topics relevant for you We offer you a unique place for interaction with leaders from other businesses to interact in an informal way and get new perspectives. This helps you to meet new people and discuss challenges…

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Help: virtual work is becoming viral …

... and not limited to multinational companies Some years ago it was my firm belief that virtual working was only found in multinational companies: people across the globe working on the same task or project need to work in a virtual way. Those dispersed teams…

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