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Having an open document in parallel to a video meeting

There are some managers who love having video meetings with a document open but there are many who hate it. 

If you are the one leading the meeting, you should have someone else to monitor the chat who'll be able to respond because it's quite dificult to focus on projecting, sharing, and facilitating while also monitoring the chat box.

To mitigate this, deputize people with different roles. In hybrid meetings, make sure that there is someone who can run the online experience because they can empathize and identify with attendees.




Water cooler magic is best described as the serendipituous interactions between people in hallways between meetings in the office which some say is the key to innovation and creativity and organizational culture.

  1. Start with small pairings -- so that they can have a little bit of psychological safety with the other person
  2. Give them a small project that they both can work on 
  3. Eventually, try to merge the small pairing with another pair to collaborate on ideas and enhance what they've do...

Many people worry that creativity and collaboration suffer when teams are working remotely or in hybrid flexible configurations, and sure, there's a challenge of having a lack of in-person vitality but if you're creative enough about the formats ...

With a hybrid team, interactions and relationships across cultures -- even at a significant distance -- is important because it can spur your own creativity, and in order to do so team members must have a meaningful relationship with each other.

Design and all kinds of creative work is a way to help people develop skills to navigate the kind of uncertainty that we are currently in. 

  1. It is a combination of acknowledging the challenges of the moment while continuing to focus on what you're trying to achieve as a group.
  2. In order to have a long lasting feeling of inspiration, the team must feel like they're a part of something bigger and to do this, you can try the ...

Everyone is tired and trying to find ways to stay inspired is challenging for both the leader and the team members. 

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