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The hybrid workplace includes in-person and remote participants and thus it changes the nature of meetings. This poses new challenges to meeting facilitators. As Katy Mrvova writes in an informative Cisco Systems blog post, facilitators can overcome these obstacles and make meetings more productive and efficient by embracing a series of best practices. Mrvova offers useful advice for promoting inclusion and engagement for remote and in-office workers alike.

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Katy Mrvova is a Cisco Systems writer with experience in content marketing.


Hybrid meetings that include at least one remote participant are becoming the norm.

Hybrid meetings that combine in-person and remote participants are increasingly common. According to a recent Global Workforce Survey, almost all future meetings – 98% – will include at least one participant who joins in remotely. This poses new challenges to meeting facilitators. Two meeting components demand particular attention: driving engagement and generating feelings of inclusion – especially for remote workers. Facilitators can achieve both goals by following a set of best practices.

Asynchronous communication tools help drive inclusion and make meetings more efficient and productive.

Remote team members can feel left out before a meeting even starts. To keep them in the loop for informal discussions, such as pre-meeting...

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