Be careful what you wish for! Using a virtual collaboration platform that allows for bi-directional audio and supports webcams may sound like the ideal option. Let’s call this Level Three. In a Level Three scenario, you will want to give thoughtful consideration to how you will integrate the remaining two actions – before your session begins…
Don’t be fooled into thinking the platform will magically create engagement in your virtual presentations – engagement is your responsibility. The available tools can help. But, they can also hurt when you are unfamiliar with them, unskilled at using them, or don’t leverage the advantages they provide.
This week, we look at Level Two: collaborating over a virtual platform but still using unidirectional audio.
As little as three percent of your presentation tools are available to you in a virtual delivery. How is it that virtual presentations are up against such a disadvantage? Because nonverbal communication accounts for up to 97% of your message, and your audience likely won’t be looking at you. Webcam, you say? Read on… In this three-part series, I’ll share simple, yet powerful strategies you can use the next time you collaborate virtually, regardless of how robust your platform is – or isn’t.
Level One: you have a phone, and not much else.
Kimberly contributed to "You can fix internal skills gaps — but you have to find them first" published by www.hrdive.com. Access the full article here.