Recap: Strategies for accomplishing your goals at a distance


  • Test the technology ahead of time.
  • Have everything you need to share open.
  • A tutorial can also be sent in advance.
  • Provide a quick overview of how the tools work.
  • Start with connection. Check in!
  • Check-in periodically via voice or chat.
  • Limit presenter talk-time and engage the group.
  • Pause frequently and ask clear questions.
  • Allow silence (but don’t confuse it for consent).
  • Probe and inquire to draw people out.
  • Don’t overlook low-tech options.