Day: July 30, 2020

How to Keep Your Team Engaged During Virtual Meetings

Try these tips to maintain their attention.

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With the pandemic moving the world to all things digital overnight, have been forced into leading their teams via video conferencing. But is not the same as being together in person for . Though being virtual has many benefits, it has necessitated many of us to multitask, dividing our attention among our other activities. Is your attendance inconsistent? Do only a few members participate and engage? Overcome team members who are disengaged during video conference meetings with these tips.

Pre-assigned roles

One way to engage your group is with pre-assigned roles. One such role is the CFO, or Chief Fun Officer. The CFO is responsible for the fun in the group. They can choose ice breakers or play a theme song at the start of every meeting. Let the CFO’s imagination run wild with ways to have fun during a Zoom call, then let the fun begin!

The COO, or Chief Organizational Officer, is responsible for taking notes during the meeting. These should include any unanswered questions, special requests, urgent needs, ideas discussed, attendance and any other

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