January 22, 2021 marks the launch of an exciting peer learning series for over 75 providers of telehealth training and technical assistant (TTA) to Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). The event underscored the richness of information and the power of collaboration when many voices pursuing a singular goal come together, in this case, to support FQHCs to more effectively implement telehealth.
Are You Ready for Hybrid Events?
For anyone who has ever “dialed-in” to a large meeting or event, we know that connecting people deeply and well at a distance doesn’t happen automatically. So, how will we imagine new ways to do that well in this changed world? What creative solutions will we dream up to connect across time and space? How can we repurpose existing tools and environments to come together in new ways? How might you use existing office spaces differently or reallocate travel or expense budgets to support new ways of “being together?” What creative strategies are you exploring to adapt in these times? Are you ready for hybrid events?
Hosting a Socially Connected & Engaging Virtual Vendor Fair
Here at Integrated Work, we are continuously exploring and discovering new tools and ways to host events for our clients. We love to discover platforms that allow us to design low risk environments like this virtual vendor fair – a wonderful and engaging way to highlight your partners in a virtual world.
A Virtual Concert: Fun in Virtual Venues
As most of us transition to remote and virtual environments, events that gather hundreds and thousands of people from different parts of the world have been significantly impacted by the pandemic. But as they say, the show must go on! Our team here at Integrated Work had the opportunity to join a virtual concert organized by Event Farm via The Echo – Virtual Event Experiences.
Human First in Collaboration
We know organizations don’t accomplish objectives, the people in them do. Focusing on the human side of things is woven into all we do, including our approach to peer learning facilitation.
Why Important Meetings Need Summary Notes
By Kate Goff, R&D Manager at Integrated Work Imagine that you just wrapped up a two-day...
The Top Three Facilitation Challenges Every Facilitator Encounters
Facilitation is a new-ish word for an age-old art. Good facilitation begins with listening and like any art, doing it well requires skill. Anyone who’s facilitated a meeting or learning event knows it takes dedication, perseverance, and deep reflection on what the group really needs to progress…and the more carefully we listen, the easier it is to figure out! We asked three Integrated Work facilitators, to share their best strategies for overcoming three common in-person and virtual facilitation stumbling blocks: aligning diverse perspectives, handling silence and managing participation levels. Read on to find out what they suggest.
6 Questions to Help You Rock a Professional Conference
When I went to my first professional conference, I was nervous and uncertain about what the heck I...