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"Presence" when facilitating live online

We ran a session about presence in the virtual space. These are some of the answers from the group about what presence was live online:   - holding the space - paying attention - being attentive - the learning you enable - emanating energy - paying attention and connected to the eb and flow of the space - creating a safe environment - active listening - focusing on the chat panel - use of voice - speaking to humans   Over to you: What would you add to this list? And how can we ensure to have…

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Here's some of my favourite conversation openers. What are yours?

You know the thing...need to get people engaged as soon as they join your session.  Speaking up, using chat, sharing a little about themselves.Heard a good one yesterday:"What would you do if you woke up one morning and everyone else in the world had just disappeared without a trace?"Other favourites:"What can you see if you look out of your window?""Share a bit of a good news""Share something you did recently for the first time""Say "Hi" in your native language". Make a fool of yourself trying…

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Article: 'Best Practices for Reducing Zoom Fatigue'

I'm sure this community won't be surprised by the findings of this recent research, reported in I/O At Work Where it may be useful is when discussing and scoping out a virtual programme with stakeholders and clients.For example, I'll be sending it to a client who wants to have 3 x 90 min sessions in a day. In pre-Covid times, this would've worked - just. But in these virtual times it's a different and IMHO, a bigger ask of both participants and facilitator. Hope you find it useful.  

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Zoom emoticons and reactions now together

If you've kept up to date with your Zoom desktop application, you'll know that the emoticons (green tick/check, red X, hand up etc) have moved!  Instead of being on the participant panel, they've now moved to the bottom of the Zoom application, where the reactions are, so that everything is in one place.  This is great from a participant perspective, as the reactions (wave, thumbs up etc) which show on your webcam/name, and the emoticons are all in the same place. They don't need the…

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1 Reply · Reply by Dawn Sillett Jun 14