S02E10 The Intentionally Human In Virtual Spaces Episode (with Gwen Wilkie)
January 23, 2023
Theresa Destrebecq & Vincent Musolino
with Guest, Gwen Stirling-Wilke
Dialogic OD Consultant
- One powerful moment in a virtual space
- The Check-in Question
- Check in questions brings about shifts in the relational space and creates
- Liminal space can help people transition from one space to another.
- It's a punctuation and allows for recalibration
- Questions can be adapted to the time, the people, etc.
- Prepares people to the relationship part of the work
- Creates the relational glue around people
- Transition from in-person to online was both exciting and terrifying. Created a lot of new learning opportunities
- Design had to shift from in-person to online
- Bonuses to working online
- Sessions online must be shorter to accommodate fatigue
- Shared meaning making happens together, but stretch the learning before and afterward
- Preparation is part of the intervention
- Be careful about your intentions
- Expectations shifted at the beginning of pandemic to possibility
- How do we configure people - face to face, hybrid, online. When is which the best answer?
- How to create an inclusive space when hybrid
- Asymmetry when some are in-person and others are online
- Designing an event for the bigger purpose and desired outcomes
- Trust within a team determines how to hold the space
- Creating the conditions online that would otherwise organically develop face to face
- Harmony between the connection time and the content time
- How can quickly can I get people from sitting and receiving to participating?
- Using "waiting rooms" to warm people up with a soft question
- Get people involved right away
- Individual time to think about something before connecting with others
To see what Gwen's up to next, head here.
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