Tips from PresentVoices’ Leah Bonvissuto
Virtual spaces are here to stay, point blank period. After being thrown into this reality, corporations have had the time to let the dust settle and now need to intentionally choose to make these spaces inclusive, ensuring all voices are able to be heard.
We went Behind the Screens with Leah Bonvissuto, PresentVoices Founder and Communication Coach, to ask her what leaders can do to ensure that these virtual spaces become more collaborative and inclusive for all involved. She shared the four main pillars of virtual communication to make this happen:
- Clarity – we need to be able to hear people
- Consent – make sure we have permission to record meetings or take screenshots
- Inclusion – help people interact so that the most vocal people do not take over the conversation
- Confidence – the need for apologizing for things out of our control is over
Learn more about PresentVoices here.
About Behind the Screens
Behind the Screens is a LinkedIn interview series focused on virtual experiences and demand gen. Each episode, we ask a different industry leader to answer a burning question in about 5 minutes. Follow us on LinkedIn to catch new episodes right when they come out. To submit a question for an upcoming episode, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT YOUR HOSTS
Ellen Smoley & Stephanie Siemens are a dynamic duo on the growth marketing team at Iron Horse. They are passionate about ensuring all attendees receive a top-notch experience at virtual events, combining fun virtual activities with the latest technologies to meet specific client needs. When not scheming about new and exciting demand gen ideas, they can be found roaming the Bay Area for the perfect margarita.