“Less truly is more in virtual facilitation. First, everything you do, especially the first time, is likely to take more than when you expect…Since it is a natural impulse for most of us to try to put as much into a program as we can, this can lead to overwhelm”
In the virtual space, less is more, simpler is better. This goes from how many topics or ideas you want to cover in the call, to the approaches you might want to incorporate to the transitions you want to make. It usually takes more ime than you expect.
Over the past two decades I have worked with thousands of professionals – from leaders, to trainers, and coaches – who are designing their own group programs. Whether it is a one hour webinar or a full-day virtual retreat less is more in all aspects of design. Clarity is critical in the work that we do.
As you go to consider your design , ask yourself these questions,
- What does less is more mean in my work and programming?
- What is the primary focus?
- How does everything I am including relate to that?
- What are the elements which could be simplified?
- What are the instructions which could be simplified?
- How am I making, or how am I supporting connections back to that core?
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