BIO International Convention 2020: Taking an International 17,000 Attendee Conference Virtual in Under 8 Weeks

August 5, 2020

On April 2, 2020, BIO, the world’s largest biotechnology organization, decided they had to take their International Convention virtual, and on June 8, 2020 they pulled it off.  How did they do it?  What did they learn?  We were very excited to have the opportunity to meet with one of the leaders behind BIO’s International…

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How to Determine Your Remote Work Communication Style

October 31, 2017

Your work communication style typically refers to the way you communicate. For example, are you a more direct or indirect communicator? Many organizations use a tool like DiSC or Myers-Briggs or Strengthsfinders to help employees figure out their preferences, and those of their teammates, in the workplace. While those same principles apply to remote work,…

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6 Tips for Improving Tone in Virtual Work Communications

July 20, 2017

When you first begin working on a remote team, you’ll no longer be speaking with teammates and clients face-to-face – at least not regularly. Depending on your preferred method of communication, this change might take some getting used to. Nonverbal cues and body language play a huge role in workplace relationships and business negotiations. You…

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Be a Virtual Survivor: How to Effectively Manage Telecommuters and Virtual Teams

March 14, 2016

The Abila User and Development Conference (AUDC 2016) ended on a high note this year, wrapping with what was definitely the most interactive, engaging, and fun session I attended the entire week, “Virtual Survivor – Keeping Your Team Working Together After They’ve Left the Island!” Rebecca Achurch of Achurch Consulting, Kelly Hansen with Association Engine,…

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