How to Make Virtual Meetings More Interactive

You’ve been chairing a virtual meeting for 15 minutes straight. You glance at the audience, and they look distracted, disengaged, and bored. You throw a question, and silence reigns. Now, you start getting discouraged and rush through your meeting, hoping to get things over quickly. Here’s the thing: It doesn’t have to be this way. …

Making Your Smart Whiteboard Presentations Interactive

Smart whiteboard presentations already show you’re a cut above the rest—but it’s time to take it a step further. It’s time to make your next presentation interactive. Why? It’s simple: the more interactive your presentation is, the more attention-grabbing it is. And today, getting your audience’s attention is the difference between a memorable meeting and …

How to Train Remote Employees

Research and studies have revealed that the remote work model positively influences productivity and employee engagement. However, it also comes with some challenges. These challenges typically arise when training employees. Whether you have new employees you need to train or want to bring your existing team up to date about a process change, remote training can be …

How To Run a Virtual Brainstorm Session

Idea generation is always a great starting point for any business decision-making. Beyond the obvious benefit of getting new thoughts on the table, it’s also an opportunity to foster teamwork in your organization. Still, knowing about the concept of idea generation and executing it are two different undertakings—especially when virtual brainstorm sessions are the new …

How to Create a Hybrid Work Schedule

2020 forced businesses of all sizes to rapidly readjust. Transitioning to fully remote, often with little strategy in place, many employers braced for the worst. Luckily, after two years of remote and hybrid work, the results have been promising—employees are more productive and even happier working from home.  While employees have begun to indicate that …

Team Connection: 5 Ways to Stay Connected With Your Team as a Remote Employee

As new workplaces take shape, many employees are heading back to work or settling into hybrid models. For some employees, though, it’s business as usual from home. Creating a strong team connection can be one of the most difficult things for these remote employees. Amid all the back-to-work excitement, it’s not surprising that forever-remote employees …

How to Keep Remote Work From Becoming Lonely Work

Although many people enjoy the conveniences that remote work has brought into their work lives, like avoiding a daily commute, many also experience feelings of isolation and loneliness. In a study of 3,500 employees around the world conducted by Buffer and AngelList, 20% of employees surveyed found that remote work has quickly become lonely work. …

8 Best Video Conferencing Apps for 2022 (Reviews)

Top 8 Video Conference Apps Compatible with Vibe BlueJeans Meetings RingCentral Meetings Microsoft Teams Dialpad Meetings Cisco Webex Zoom Google Meet Skype Lite Many of us are familiar with the Zoom app, and it’s a great tool. But it’s not the only video conferencing solution out there. Just as every business has different needs, video …

The 8 Best Virtual Team-Building Games for Remote Employees

At this point in the new era of remote work, you’ve probably experienced a team-building activity that felt like a waste of time. (Read: that game of two truths and a lie that no one really wanted to play.) While it’s no secret better-connected remote teams are more collaborative and productive, not all team-building activities …