The Performance Mindset and Remote Meetings
It was Shakespeare that said, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players”. Maybe he had the foresight to imagine our new remote meeting world as this is still true! The mindset of performance, the idea that our remote meeting is a stage, and our virtual presentation needs to have narrative is not how most of us approach our daily remote meetings. We turn off our cameras, mute our microphones and passively watch boring presentations as if we were staring at paint drying on the walls.
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Your Presentation is a Performance
Before you can stand up and deliver a great remote meeting or presentation, you must set yourself up properly for success. Everything from configuring your performance space to how your executive presence is delivered is crucial to creating long lasting memories.
If a tree falls and no one was there to hear it, did it make a sound?
If your audience doesn’t remember anything from your meeting, did it happen?
Leaders Have a Problem
We reached out to many business leaders and tried to identify the top three problems, related to communication, that they face routinely. All these problems can be categorized into three categories: time, clarity, and leadership.
Lack of time is a common theme as we all struggle to juggle everything that must be done in a given day. This directly impacts the clarity of our message as we don’t have the time to sit and think and craft a cohesive message. This leads to a confusion and lack of understanding – which causes a leadership deficiency. We must all be seen, heard, and understood! It turns out that 46% of employees leave a meeting without clarity and don’t know what is expected of them.
To effectively communicate, there are three basic principles that must be adhered to. Simplify and structure your message. Transform your presentation by using the art of storytelling. Then bring a mindset