Virtual communication: making it interactive

Virtual communication: making it interactive

Creating Connection, Learning Sprints, Presentation Skills, Virtual Meetings
Virtual communication - Part 4: making it interactive In our COVID 19 world, virtual communications have never been more important than right now. This could be informally with friends and family or, increasingly, in our business context. What is certain, when we return to ‘normal’, it will not be the ‘normal’ that we were used to. The seismic shock that we are experiencing will shape the future. It will never be the same again. On that sobering thought, we all need to learn to use the virtual context in a way that helps, not hinders our communication.   In this series of articles, I look at some of the ‘quick wins’ - simple things that you can do to significantly improve the way you come across when communicating through the…
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Virtual communication: Connecting quickly with your virtual audience

Virtual communication: Connecting quickly with your virtual audience

Creating Connection, Learning Sprints, Selling, Virtual Meetings
Virtual communication: Connecting quickly with your virtual audience In our COVID 19 world virtual communications have never been more important than right now. This could be informally with friends and family, or increasingly, in our business context. What is certain, when we return to ‘normal’, it will not be the ‘normal’ that we were used to. The seismic shock that we are experiencing will shape the future. It will never be the same again. On that sobering thought, we all need to learn to use the virtual context in a way that helps, not hinders our communication In this series of articles, I look at some of the ‘quick wins’ - simple things that you can do, to significantly improve the way you come across when communicating through the ‘little…
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Virtual communication – You are your communication: Part Two

Virtual communication – You are your communication: Part Two

Creating Connection, Virtual Meetings
Virtual communication - You are your communication: Part Two In our COVID 19 world, virtual communications have never been more important than right now. This could be informally with friends and family, or increasingly, in our business context. What is certain, when we return to ‘normal’, it will not be the ‘normal’ that we were used to. The seismic shock that we are experiencing will shape the future. It will never be the same again. On that sobering thought, we all need to learn to use the virtual context in a way that helps, not hinders, our communication. In this series of articles, I look at some of the ‘quick wins’ - simple things that you can do to significantly improve the way you come across when communicating through the…
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Virtual Communication – YOU are your communication (Part One)

Virtual Communication – YOU are your communication (Part One)

Creating Connection, Inspiring People, Learning Sprints, Virtual Meetings, Winning Habits
Virtual Communication - YOU are your communication (Part One) Virtual communications have never been more important than right now, in our COVID19 world. This could be informally with friends and family, or increasingly, in our business context. What is certain, when we return to ‘normal’, it will not be the ‘normal’ that we were used to. This seismic shock that we are experiencing in the context of our everyday lives will shape the future. It will never be the same again. On that sobering thought, and given that we all need to learn to use the virtual context in a way that helps, not hinders our communication, in this series of articles, I look at some of the ‘quick wins’  - simple things that you can do to significantly improve…
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Creating your elite sales team

Creating your elite sales team

Commercial Collaboration, Customer Relationships, Learning Sprints, Programmes, Selling
Creating your elite sales team “You will be remembered by how you behaved during this time” Sat here at home like a large proportion of the global workforce, every day, I still have a sense of ‘shock and awe’ at the sheer speed that the COVID-19 crisis has impacted every element of almost everyone’s life. Being part of a business that earns its money helping others enjoy performing at their best, by running workshops and events that challenge beliefs and equip people to be ‘the best they can be’  - we, like many, have felt this acutely. Very early on in this crisis (what seems like a long time ago but in reality is a matter of a few weeks), someone said to me “You will be remembered by how…
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Time to prepare

Time to prepare

Coaching, Commercial Collaboration, Creating Connection, Crisis Management, Customer Planning, Customer Relationships, Leadership, Selling, Winning Habits
Time to Prepare Prepare for getting back on the pitch… Like everyone else, the coaches of professional sports teams are facing an unprecedented situation – no matches, no team training…well, no nothing really. Their equivalent of the office is shut.  What they have been doing is giving their players diet plans, personal training schedules & focus areas. To support and encourage, regular virtual check-ins & coaching sessions. Getting them ready for being back on the pitch. Businesses are facing a similar dilemma and many of the usual excuses for not preparing have disappeared almost overnight. What are you doing to prepare to get back on the pitch? Getting it done before the wasters turn up…. Great preparation is a prerequisite for good performance. With that in mind, when running a…
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