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Making Online Meetings Work with John Monks
Episode 12010th May 2022 • You Are Not A Frog • Dr Rachel Morris
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Are you sick of spending all day in front of your screen? While it is convenient to conduct online meetings, it can also feel tiring not meeting people face to face. But love them or hate them, online meetings are here to stay. We need to find ways to make them work.

John Monks joins us to discuss designing better online meetings and interactions. We discuss how to create online meetings that energise and infuse rather than demotivate. We also teach you why simple exercises on limits and boundaries in these interactions can improve problem solving and creativity.

If you want to know how to make the most out of online meetings, stay tuned to this episode.

Here are three reasons why you should listen to the full episode:

  1. Learn tips for engaging people in online meetings.
  2. Discover tips and exercises for making every minute of online workshops valuable.
  3. Understand the future of work meetings.

Episode Highlights

[06:24] Online Meetings as a Norm

[09:06] How John Began Improving Virtual Meetings

[13:19] Recalibrating Curve’s Course about Facilitating Online

[16:14] Different Forms of Online Meetings

[20:19] Tips on Engaging People in Online Meetings

[25:38] The Difficulty in Achieving Equal Participation

[28:29] Making Every Minute Valuable

[31:35] Setting Constraints

[35:41] Failsafe Exercises for Engaging Interactions

[38:27] Exercises for Solving Problems and Issues

[41:46] Meeting Approach and Format

[47:55] Making the Most Out of Breakout Rooms

[52:11] Online versus In-Person

[56:52] Diversity and Inclusivity in an Online Work Setup

[59:53] John's Top Three Tips for Getting Better Online Interactions

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