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This interactive, informative program is packed with useful information to help you succeed when you interact in a virtual setting. From morning meetings to evening gatherings, we all now need to present our best selves online. What does that mean and how do we do it effectively? This impacts how you are perceived, how well you connect and how you can influence others.

Our speaker is Diane Darling, a professional speaker and Certified Virtual Presenter. She is the author of The Networking Survival Guide and Networking for Career Success both published by McGraw-Hill in 9 languages. Pre-COVID she was speaking around the world helping audiences learn how to build relationships and make authentic connections. Now she is doing the same in a virtual setting and sharing her learnings with others.

In this program you will walk away knowing:

• Strategies to prepare for a successful virtual event – invitations, outlining expectations, and setting the tone
• Best practices using LinkedIn to prepare for a virtual event as well as what to do afterwards
• How to set up your equipment and surrounding area – camera, microphone, lighting, background, outside noise
• Ways to get people to interact when joining a virtual program – aka how to warm up the networking
• How to speak up without interrupting
• Tips to dealing with distractions when it happens such as technology problems, barking dogs, Zoom bombers
• Ways to close and end the virtual event so people know what to expect next
• Leave with a checklist that you can reference before every virtual event

  • December 3, 2020
    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm