Have you ever been in, or hosted, a meeting where people are disengaged?
According to Microsoft we now have a shorter attention span than a goldfish.
Well, not quite. For those of us that read, watch films, or take part in sport, you’ll immediately notice that you can maintain your concentration and engagement levels for prolonged periods of time. Phew! Microsoft can keep their goldfish.
Microsoft may not be 100% right but working remotely is here to stay, so it’s important to be aware of the opportunities and the challenges of engaging our audience in this way. After a series of conversations with business leaders and business analysts across New Zealand and the UK we, at Redvespa, have identified three challenges to look out for when your next session:
So how might we turn these challenges into opportunities?
As many work from home, distraction comes in a variety of forms: from email to family to deliveries and beyond. These three recommendations can help you look out for, and address, these distractions.
With some great tools available like Miro and Mural we recommend that you:
When you’re up against it, trying something new doesn’t feel like the way to go. Take some small steps:
These are three common challenges in interactive engagement but it doesn’t stop there. We’ve created a playbook that gives you tools and techniques to support you before, during, and after your remote sessions. We’d love to know how you get on applying the thinking to your own remote sessions.
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