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Our virtual communication skills webinars

Webinar 1:
Virtual Presenting - Communicating remotely with clarity, confidence and kindness.


Remote presenting: the technological revolution none of us wanted. The lighting is weird, the camera adds ten kilos to your nose alone, and no one ever brings muffins.
 
As workplaces all over the world embrace virtual communication, we know many of you are finding yourselves in the uncomfortable and unfamiliar position of not being able to communicate in person. 

If that sounds like you, don't worry - we've got you covered. 

In this webinar, we cover:

  • How to best use your technology when communicating virtually
  • Techniques and tools to keep your audience engaged and participating
  • How to maximise your vocal variety and body language to convey warmth and confidence
  • How to best structure your content for a virtual audience
  • The dos and don'ts of virtual presenting

Webinar 2:
Virtual Meetings - Trips and tricks for awesome remote meetings and group facilitation.


Virtual meetings can actually be pretty cool. But they do offer some interesting challenges when it comes to making them effective and engaging. 

In this webinar, we'll cover:

  • Setting the foundation of a great virtual meeting
  • Choosing the right platforms for the task
  • How to encourage team conversations
  • Guidelines for setting virtual agendas
  • Adapting your content for virtual platforms
  • Online meeting etiquette
  • Keeping people engaged in a virtual environment
  • How to use virtual breakout rooms, and real-time response tools such as polls, chat and Q&A
  • How to use a producer or behind-the-scenes moderator
  • Pitfalls to avoid

Plus, here's our article on Zoom Fatigue and how to combat it.

Webinar 3:
The End of the Beginning - Leadership into Level 2 and beyond.
An expert panel discussion with Dr. Harold Hillman and Suzi McAlpine.

[If you would like the full transcript of this webinar your can download it here]

The dust has settled. We’re emerging from our bubbles – some of us optimistic, some cautious, some shattered. All going well, many of us will soon head back to our offices, our factories, our universities, our small businesses. Some will be yearning to get back to normal routines. Others are using this experience as a chance to reboot their lives - rediscovering parts of themselves long forgotten or neglected. Everyone’s needs, and everyone’s priorities, have changed.
 
So now what?
 
Over the past few months we’ve heard a lot about crisis leadership, but what makes an effective leader once the initial crisis has passed? As Winston Churchill said on turning the Nazi tide and winning at El Alamein:  Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
 
In this expert panel webinar we’ll discuss ways to guide your team through the post-crisis world, as well as ways to support your own self-leadership. We'll also be taking questions from you, our virtual audience.
 
Leading your team:

  • What makes a good leader post-crisis?
  • How to create a work environment where people can feel secure, thrive and flourish
  • How to engage and motivate your team through times of uncertainty, fear and difficult decisions
  • How to stay strategic while being reactive - when should crisis leadership end?
  • The models of leadership emerging in response to this global catastrophe

 
Leading Yourself:

  • Ok, I’m done surviving, now how do I get back to thriving?
  • Dealing with anxiety and avoiding burnout
  • How to demonstrate calm and optimism to your team - even if you don’t feel it
  • How to handle challenges to your ethics and values when speaking up could cost your job
  • How to set concrete goals for yourself in an uncertain future
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