virtual leadership

10 Ways to Rock a Virtual Presentation

A good performer responds to and interacts with the audience.  So does a good presenter! Successful communication is interactive. It means that the message intended was the message received.  The only way to know that is to create interaction. It might be on a high-tech webinar platform or just a conference call, either way it’s important…

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3 Ways to be Human in the Virtual Workplace

“I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!” was the rallying cry from the movie “Network” in 1976…and it still rings true and the issue is still exactly that — truth.  The rallying character charges an executive with being “indifferent to suffering, insensitive to joy.”  In other words, is she a real human being or…

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Love and Leadership….C’mon really?!

Greetings Leaders and Learners! LOVERSHIP is The Word for the Oration Group this month. (Yep, we created that word…and I know Valentine’s Day was last month but we can still be loving!) “Leadership is an affair of the heart” is the sentence that ends my favorite leadership book — The Leadership Challenge. When all is…

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Virtual Learning for Leaders

Yes indeed, virtual learning for leaders can be done!  Not a webinar, not just blended learning, not e-learning modules — but a hybrid of coaching, group work, learning partners and reflective practice.  All of those are complimented by videos and Podcasts — and that is what we call a Guided Learning Experience. Training Journal has published my article…

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Virtual Management by Walking Around

A successful leader works to avoid isolation from the real work of the organization and from the truth.  That means rolling up your sleeves and getting out of your office.  Actively engage with your teams and work to participate in the organization you lead.  Visibly contribute to the work of the team.  That will inspire others to do…

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