Hybrid Meeting Hacks: 5 Tips for Efficient, Remote-Friendly Meetings

by Danica Tiu

In order to ensure every meeting attendee has a good experience and an equal opportunity to share their ideas and thoughts, certain considerations need to be made to ensure a hybrid meeting is a success.

1. Have an agenda

Typing out exactly what you hope to discuss or accomplish within a meeting can not only keep everyone on-task day-of, it can also help you reduce unnecessary meetings. 

2. Leverage digital tools

Fortunately, there are a wealth of new and existing products and services that can help bring employees together, even when they’re physically apart.

3. Save larger conversations for meetings

make sure you discuss larger decisions in meetings so both in-office and remote employees feel their input has been taken into consideration. 

4. Give everyone a chance to speak

To help give every attendee a chance to chime in, structure your meetings so that every teammate gets to participate. 

5. Start with an ice breaker

Kicking off each call with a brief ice breaker can help your team loosen up and learn more about their colleagues before diving into the meat of our meeting.

With Hone’s live online learning classes, you can teach both in-office and remote employees the skills they need to lead successful meetings for their teams.