Hiking in Alaska, we were making camp near a lake. Suddenly a 250 pounds Grizzly was standing not more than 10 feet away from us”¦frightened to our underwear we waved our hands and begged him not to snack on us”¦years later, I had a similar bearish encounter with a CFO at a fortune 100 company; this time waving my hands above my head was futile.
In the past year we were thrown into the virtual environment where communication is different than f2f. Your job requires to influence remotely just about all the time. It may take the form of gaining support, inspiring others, persuading other people to become your champions, engaging someone’s imagination, creating relationships. Whatever form it takes, being an excellent remote influencer makes your job easier.
In this practical and insightful presentation, michael shares 2 practical tips and best practices for influencing in the virtual environment. These skills, are crucial to effectively persuade others, lead diverse teams, and get projects done on time even when done virtually.