Last month, we talked about ways to make yourself more engaging in virtual meetings.
Now let’s talk about making those meetings more engaging for everyone else.
As business moves from the conference room to the computer screen, the dynamics of meetings have changed. In-person interactions have been replaced with a computer screen full of blank faces, looking like a dull version of “Hollywood Squares.” Attendees become bored, zone out or are frustrated by the inability to chime in — something many are calling “Zoom Gloom.”
But it doesn’t have to be that way, according to Joanne Brooks, who is the founder and president of Northbrook-based marketing production company Creative Impact Group. By injecting a bit of entertainment or an element of surprise, Brooks said meetings and conferences can become more enjoyable and engaging for attendees and — as a result — more productive.
“There’s plenty of things you can do