Virtual-Friendly Meeting Agendas

Virtual-Friendly Meeting Agendas

For the most part, your agenda items for virtual meeting or workshop don’t change much from an in-person meeting.  However, how you execute each agenda item does require a shift in thinking. For example, joining the meeting. Meeting lobby If your web conferencing...
Monitoring the Chat Window in Virtual Meetings

Monitoring the Chat Window in Virtual Meetings

Let’s talk about monitoring the chat winow in virtual meetings to continue our series. Are you struggling to improve the engagement during virtual gatherings? At Valency, we pride ourselves in the effort we’ve dedicated to creative virtual interactions. Our clients...
Participating in Virtual Meetings: 3 Tips

Participating in Virtual Meetings: 3 Tips

Author: Tim Podesta, MBA, C.Eng.F.I.Mech.E, MAPM, Senior Facilitator at Valency Inc. based in UK. Today I’d like to share some tips for virtual meetings focusing on participants and participating in virtual meetings. Again there are three points I would...
Leading Virtual Meetings: 3 Tips

Leading Virtual Meetings: 3 Tips

Today we have three tips for leading virtual meetings from one of our Senior Facilitators Tim Podesta, MBA, C.Eng.F.I.Mech.E, MAPM, based in the UK. In his time with BP, Tim was trained as a virtual facilitator and has a lot of experience leading meetings and...
Managing Logistics for Virtual Workshops

Managing Logistics for Virtual Workshops

Today we’re going to start with tips on managing logistics for virtual workshops. These points have really helped us achieve a predictable interactive experience when conducting a virtual workshop for groups of 15 to 20 participants. A great place to start is just...
Facilitating Engaging Virtual Workshops

Facilitating Engaging Virtual Workshops

  As we work through adjusting to the new normal, the Valency team is looking forward to sharing some great tips and lessons learned for those tasked with organizing and facilitating engaging virtual workshops. You’ve probably been participating in virtual...