Podcast: How to Lead a Great Virtual Meeting
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Leadership Feb 8, 2022

Podcast: How to Lead a Great Virtual Meeting

Zoom doesn’t have to be a drag. On this episode of The Insightful Leader, we discuss some rules of the road.

Based on insights from

Leigh Thompson

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Whether they’re the primary or secondary way we meet at work, virtual meetings are here to stay. And that might not be welcome news for everyone.

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“Most of us think that virtual communication, as compared to face-to-face communication, probably has a big minus sign in front of it,” says Leigh Thompson, a professor of management and organizations at Kellogg.

But for all of the awkwardness and confusion they cause, virtual meetings present opportunities to collaborate, brainstorm, and problem-solve that may not have been apparent before, Thompson says.

On this episode of The Insightful Leader, Thompson details three ways to leverage the virtual world to create a place where everyone can get their best work done.

Note: The Insightful Leader is produced for the ear and not meant to be read as a transcript. We encourage you to listen to the audio version above. However, a transcript of this episode is available here.

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J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations; Professor of Management & Organizations; Director of Kellogg Team and Group Research Center; Professor of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences (Courtesy)

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