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Don't assume your virtual gathering shares the same goal as the canceled in-person one. Keep these questions in mind:
Use everyone's environment to fill the lack of context of virtual gatherings.
A room and location often set the context for the group. And virtual gatherings lack the context...
Regardless of the size of the gathering, know who's in charge.
A good host knows how to use the mute button, can orient her guests to the gathering's purpose, and will co...
Don't just get straight into the meeting. A consistent opening ritual connects people, establishes who's in the room, and their relevance to the meeting.
Invite people to bri...
We can now share things instantly. Share a relevant article, video, or agenda that orients people to the new purpose of the meeting.
Send a digital gift at the end of the gat...
The home is also an office, for now. We need moments of home-life to remind the group that everyone has multiple things going on in their lives, like a cat that can't resist saying hello or...
People are more likely to remember different moments of an event when they occur in other places.
Even breaking up your virtual meeting sessions by just changing ca...
Keep some time for celebration if that would have been part of your in-person gathering.
Invite people to bring a drink of choice. Screen-share cellphone numbers (with perm...
These are strange times - acknowledge that, but don't retreat. Be creative and continue to use the opportunities with the digital tools that previous generations did not have.
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Until the end of 2019, when everything was relatively fine globally, film festivals were a sought after event.
New blockbusters like Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, the multiple Oscar winn...
Now with the global pandemic being a new reality, film festivals are increasingly going online. SXSW, for instance, went virtual within weeks and even partnered with Amazon Prime for an online Film Festival.
Digital solutions are the way forward for many other film festivals, as otherwise, they lose millions in and revenue while scrambling for viewers and distributors for their projects.
Digital platforms and technological solutions make the content more accessible, sustainable and democratic. The streamed screenings and online question and answer sessions bring in unexpected benefits coupled with a vaster reach, due to the elimination of physical constraints and logistical issues associated with big events.
Case in Point: Disabled audiences were earlier unable to access or be part of the event, and were now optimistic about the technological elements deployed, which helped them tremendously.
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See networking from a different perspective: You’re not just networking because you should; you’re doing it because it’s good for your career.
Think about the people you would like to get to know and then carve out time to accomplish that goal:
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A sense of connection and belonging are sentiments that are helpful for building “affective trust” – a form of trust based on emotional bond and interpersonal relatedness.
If your icebreaker questions are intriguing, cheeky, humorous – the answers you receive will be, too.
Many remote teams will kick off their weekly meeting with an icebreaker question or insert it during their morning stand-up meeting. Even more popular is asking a series of icebreaker questions during the onboarding process when hiring someone.
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