Remote Meetings

Wait! Do You Need That Online Meeting?

It’s all very well knowing how to organise and host great online meetings, workshops and other participative events. At Rees McCann that’s our stock-in-trade. We’ve spent the Covid Crisis rushed off our feet, helping organisations to have the conversations they need to have, without having to travel to a co-located meeting. We’ve been hiring ourselves …

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Participative Events: Avoiding Zoom Fatigue

One of my trainees captured the idea exactly. “When we finished the last session I wasn’t tired. We’d had two hours on Zoom but I didn’t feel like that – I had enough energy to get on with my day!” That’s what I aim to deliver in all my training via Zoom, and all the …

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‘Difficult’ Events Online: Five Top Tips

At Rees McCann our aim is to make online events better than in-the-room ones. Since well before the lockdown, we’ve been creating highly-engaging experiences that help people to connect, to chat, have fun, and even get into deep conversations about the stuff that really matters – online.   Of course, we’ve been rushed off our feet …

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Online Events: Are You At Level Two?

“They don’t know how much pain they’re in!” says my friend and colleague Lisette Sutherland. What she says is true. Most people are now spending their whole working days – and social evenings and weekends – in hyper-grim online video calls. They notice that they’re tired at the end of the day. But they have …

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How We’re Selling Our Online Training – Using Clean Language

We’ve been rushed off our feet for the last two months. We’ve worked with United Nations agencies, international NGOs, commercial businesses and lots of individual trainers, consultants and freelances to help them take their great-in-the-room events, meetings and training online. It seemed unreasonable to say “no” to clients who needed what we had to offer …

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