Mary Poffenroth wrote this article at Forbes today suggesting LEGO Serious Play for virtual meetings
Sure, in-person offices are mostly on hold right now, but that doesn’t mean we all get to take a break on building vibrant cultures that retain our top talent. As we turn to a bigger virtual presence in everyday life, we’re redefining culture, both personal and professional. Technical solutions for remote gatherings is the easy part that we’ve mostly got a handle on by now. Our next step is to ensure virtual events are engaging.
Let’s face it, we’ve all used conference calls as a chance to do dishes, laundry, or basically anything else other than deeply listen and connect. As we shift to this new virtual ecosystem, that practice will cost time, money, and morale. Luckily, you don’t need a big budget to create a transformational experience for your remote team, just a bit of creativity and courage. Here are seven quick tips that you can apply today that are only limited by the creativity of you and your team.
For your next meeting, think about how you could guide your attendees through facilitated opportunities to build with their hands. Simple LEGO bricks and the LEGO Serious Play methodology could skyrocket the creativity and innovation of your next meeting. The more participants can engage in a comfortable and meaningful way, the bigger the takeaway will be.