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Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach | The Cost of Zoom Fatigue

The Cost of Zoom Fatigue

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | January 20, 2022

We all know that having the video on in Zoom calls is fatiguing to people.  But did you know that having the video led to people being less engaged in meetings and subsequently, in their work overall, leading them to speak up less in meetings and feeling less passionate about their job? It’s interesting because…

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Jo Ilfeld |Executive Leadership Coach| Zoom Fatigue is Real

Zoom Fatigue is Real

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | January 6, 2021

Zoom fatigue is real. Last week I was talking with a group of biotech CEOs. One of the topics that came up for discussion was if they required people to keep their camera on for Zoom or Webex calls. Many said yes. I disagreed with them. Watch to see what advice I gave this team…

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Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach| Do you have an agenda?

Do You Have an Agenda?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | September 29, 2020

Have you ever gotten to a party and thought, “Huh, I don’t think this is what I expected?” This is exactly what happens when we show up at a meeting where there is no agenda. Your challenge this week is to review your meeting schedule. If there is a meeting on there that you don’t…

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Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach| Virtual Meetings

Zoom Meetings: How to Deal with the Awkward Pause

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 20, 2020

You know what I’m talking about. The long, awkward pause that follows a question in a Zoom meeting. How do you deal with that? Unlike Q&A sessions in an in-person meeting, when you are on a video call, there is a long pause after you ask someone a question. What is the reason for the…

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Jo Ilfeld | Executive Leadership Coach| Tips for Remote Working

The 10 Best Practices For Successful Suddenly Remote Teams

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 14, 2020

Previously published on Forbes.com Like many of you, most of my clients have had their co-located teams suddenly become remote teams in the previous month(s). Through guiding my clients and their teams to a successful new iteration of effective remote teaming, I’ve found these are the 10 most crucial things to get right for both…

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Here’s A Quick Zoom Tip – Who Has the Patience For Anything More?

By Jo Ilfeld, PhD | May 8, 2020

If your inbox is anything like my inbox, it’s overflowing with offers for webinars, articles and ways to think about your work during Covid19. It’s both wonderful and slightly exhausting. And as we enter week who-knows what of shelter in place, I find that I’m grateful for all the many brave ways people are showing…

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