Hoe sterker je team, hoe beter het werkt. Ook op afstand.
Our meetings often take more time than necessary (think 3 hour status updates). For us to experience virtual meetings as productive, they need to be way more focused and efficient. In order to achieve that, answer each of the following questions before each meeting.
For any meeting to be both productive and pleasant, there are many aspects to manage. We tend to assume all or most of these aspects are for the teamleader or chairperson to manage. But it seems unrealistic that one person can keep track of all of them.
Now more than ever, our minds are pre-occupied with lots of stuff, and that isn't always the virtual meeting we just joined. Our faces appear neatly in rows on the screen, but our emotional states could be less aligned. A check-in at the very beginning contributes a great deal to the level of focus