#071 How to Master Virtual Meetings and Reclaim Your Sanity with Lauren Sergy

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Whether you love it, hate it, or are somewhere in between, video calls and virtual meetings are undoubtedly here to stay. Heck, my kids don’t even know how to hold a phone up to their ear so they can hear the person talking.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, we’re talking with Lauren Sergy, Communication and Public Speaking Expert at Up Front Communication about all things virtual communication.

We touch on why these calls can be so exhausting and explore ideas on what you can do to make them truly work for both you and your team.

Leadership tips you won’t want to miss:

🎙️ Critically evaluating when to use video calls for maximal impact and efficiency

🎙️ What to do when you realize you’ve just become the new star of a Zoom blooper reel

🎙️ Tips to protect your energy to prevent Zoom burnout

🎙️ Defining flexible guidelines for on-camera expectations based on event type and        explicitly sharing expectations prior to events

Lauren Sergy is a communication skills expert specializing in interpersonal communication and public speaking skills for leaders. She has worked with clients and audiences across Canada, the US, the UK, and Europe.

If you’re looking to throw some life back into your virtual meetings, then this episode is for you!

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Lauren Sergy’s contact information:

Website: https://laurensergy.com

Book: http://unmutebook.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurensergy/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/LaurenSergy1

Twitter: https://twitter.com/lsergy

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Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech-Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two neurodivergent children, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two children with pervasive mental health challenges, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

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