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How to build trust with your teams in a hybrid world

In his book “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team,” Patrick Lencioni identifies the heart of dysfunction as a lack of trust.


So, how do we build teams that trust each other, particularly in a hybrid environment?
The first step toward achieving confident cohesion is to help your team members connect with one another on a personal level.

While this is challenging enough to accomplish in person, it is even more difficult when some members of your team have not and may never meet in person.

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Own your Zoom Room!!!! You Have to be in it a While Longer

Before 2020 Zoom may not have been part of your vocabulary. In 2021 even if you used a different platform, the verb “to  Zoom” became synonymous with virtual meetings. As we embark on 2022, whatever virtual platform you are using, be it Webex, Microsoft Teams, or the countless other platforms that now exist, the question is, how skilled are you at truly owning your virtual space?

In other words, do you have “Virtual Presence”?

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Nadia’s 22 Essential Resolutions for 2022!

If you are experiencing a sense of whiplash as you contemplate 2022, you are not alone. And, if you were expecting your life to return to normal by now, you were also not alone. The era of virtual meetings has not ended and very possibly never will. Indeed, we are all contemplating a new year that is starting to look uncomfortably like the two years we just lived through. Moreover, we are all facing challenges that would benefit from more than one New Year’s Resolution.

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Train Your Brain to Reframe

As we navigate the minefields of our professional and daily lives, we will inevitably face challenging situations, like insults and angry emails, or those passive-aggressive disses, like being ignored and ghosted, or left off an invitation list. Unfortunately, one of the hallmarks of these situations is a lack of communication and information, which makes decoding and responding to them doubly difficult and disempowering.

Retrain Your Brain to Reframe

The urge to lash back immediately with some cutting rejoinder or matching insult is not going to be that helpful.

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Zoom Gloom? Time to Hit Refresh!

Call it Zoom Fatigue or Online Burnout: Everybody hits that wall at some point.

But there is a range of strategies that can help you navigate your online world more skillfully.
What follows are my tips for combating virtual meeting fatigue so that you can engage your teams, colleagues, and customers in the most impactful way.

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Being virtually present: Ten things you can do that make all the difference.

 

Ten things you can do that make all the difference.Technology was already becoming a big part of our lives prior to COVID 19, but when the virus reached pandemic levels, the transition to a virtual world accelerated.  Many of us now find ourselves communicating solely online.

For those of you who had already been working remotely, the adaptation is not as drastic. However if you were used to giving presentations, having meetings with customers, and/or meeting with your team in person,

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Collaborate & Lead Remotely: Tips & Techniques

Hoping that you are keeping well and staying strong through this testing time in all our lives!

 

I’m happy to say all my programs, including Executive Presence & Personal Branding, are available virtually. 

I also wanted to share details about my Maximizing Your Virtual Impact offering. I have been doing this as both a 45-minute webinar and 90-minute training.

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