This blog comes at the request of a tweet from @AlisonScammell.
“I’m looking at #webinar ice breaker ideas. Does anyone have any suggestions? #webex”
What a great question!
WebEx is incredibly useful for online meetings, but bringing a group of people together across time zones in remote locations can present some challenges when it comes to warming up the room. We posted some tips last week for adding color to your meetings which creates a mood. And we’ve talked about using polls and the whiteboard.
But what else can you do to get things moving? Here are 15 ideas that we think are well suited for online meetings or webinars. Read More »
Tags: fun, how to, leadership, meetings, online meetings, tips, video conference, WebEX, Webinars
Each year Cisco’s Strategic Leadership Experience brings together senior managers, directors, and executives across the company globally, to engage with each other and align to business priorities through various sessions and other interactions. This multiday event requires a heavy amount of pre-work, communications, and generates a wealth of presentations, video, and other content that needs to be housed for easy access by event attendees as well as those unable to attend.
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Tags: Cisco IT, iwe, leadership, platform, quad
It’s not enough just to hire the best people for your business; good managers become their guide, coach and cheerleader as well.
Your employees want to do well and you have the opportunity to help them. Here are five things you can do to encourage them. When you are getting the best out of everyone on your team, you will also succeed.
1. Give Your Team a Clear Purpose
How your business performs is by and large dependent on its people, and those people need to know that their individual goals are helping move the company forward.
Derek Johnston, senior executive at the Centre for Competitiveness, recommends that all team members need to know exactly what they are trying to do, just as a sports team agrees what the objective is (get the ball in the net, cross the line first). This is one of the first things you can do to make team members work effectively.
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Tags: business, how to, leadership, Recording, tips, WebEX
It’s hard to improve your leadership skills when you are stuck in the trenches actually doing the leading! Since making time to learn can be a challenge, we pulled together some of our best recorded information from the experts who offer specific tips for building your skills.
UPDATE: The Ken Blanchard Group has just announced a new event on April 25th. Register here. After the event, watch here.
They are all available on demand so you can watch whenever you have a few minutes.
Yesterday, in part one we focused on goal setting, vision and leadership. Today, in part two we take a look at motivation and team dynamics. Each tip has an on-demand WebEx you can access at any time -- you don’t need to download any software to participate.
Step 4: Tune up your leadership effectiveness
Best-selling authors Ken Blanchard and Mark Miller offer four keys to increase influence, impact and leadership effectiveness. Based on their book, Read More »
Tags: business, how to, leadership, management, Recording, tips, webinar
Getting others to willingly follow your lead requires several important skills, like vision, effectiveness, motivation and setting clear goals.
We’ve pulled together some powerful resources that will help you achieve better results, whether you’re a CEO or an entry-level employee. You can use the techniques here to design a long-term plan to improve your leadership skills, which we hope will help you succeed professionally and personally.
Today, in part one, the focus is on goal setting, vision and leadership. Tomorrow, in part two, we focus on motivation and team dynamics. Each tip has an on-demand WebEx webinar you can access at any time -- you don’t need to download any software to participate.
Step 1: Recognize the importance of goal setting
The best business leaders are most effective at using goals to drive business results. Goal setting is one of the most powerful tools available to support your business. In this webinar, Steve Hunt, Principal Director, Business Execution Practices at SuccessFactors explains common mistakes and shares steps to address them, including some frequently overlooked techniques. Watch it.
Step 2: Set a clear vision
A leader with a clear vision has Read More »
Tags: business, how to, leadership, Recording, WebEX, WebEx Channels, webinar