Making Virtual Meetings Fun and ProductiveJust six short years ago the London Business School forecasted that more than half of the workforce would be working remotely. With the current pandemic, the virtual workforce is well past the 50% and closer to 100% in 2020.

Google’s Cloud Director shared five (5) virtual meeting tips with Fast Company, that all of us leading virtual team meetings can benefit from today. The key is to keep employees engaged by not making them about status updates. You can start to accomplish this by getting away from the phone and onto video. As the leader of the meeting your role is get everyone involved in the conversation, create some meeting rituals both at the beginning and end of the meeting, and make sure meeting results and successes are shared.

How to have a virtual meeting that’s not painful