So if "get rich quick" and "webinar" don't belong in the same sentence, what now?
My heart breaks. Truly.
Peter Drucker once noted, "As soon as you move one step up from the bottom, your effectiveness depends on your ability to reach others through the spoken and written word." Today's note isn't about "webinars," per se. It's about the foundations that help you succeed at them.
You're using virtual presentations or classrooms, you're more productive than ever, and we know you're a real professional. (we know because commitment to personal growth in a discipline is a hallmark of a real pro, and you're not likely reading this blog if you're not)
Teddy Roosevelt once quipped, "People ask the difference between a leader and a boss. The leader leads, and the boss drives."
Do you know who often delivers the most lackluster webinar presentations?
The great news is that Effective Virtual Meetings: Seven Ways to Boost Your Virtual Meeting IQ is that it was interactive and there were a ton of questions. The bad news is that when there’s 500 people in the audience, you can’t get to them all.
This post is at once a history lesson, a cultural observation, and a practical. (Of course, if you hate stories as part of learning, you'll hate me as a teacher and can save some time by changing the channel now :-) Let me help with something random.)