In a virtual meeting, we need to provide our participants time to move! While in-person, we move around to whiteboards, charts, and all corners of the room to engage and keep focused; however, in virtual meetings, we are all sitting at our computers. The result is we are sleepy, achy, and fatigued.
Giving longer breaks is one way to combat Zoom fatigue, but we can’t take a break every time someone feels antsy. This is where “Time to Move” comes into play. It’s a simple way to wake people up and add a little fun to your meeting. Try this quick energizer when you sense the energy is low or build it in every 30-45 minutes.
All you need is a list of quick activities. Feel free to use my suggestions below. You might even let the group make up their own energizer activities.
There are two variations of this energizer:
Time to Move Activities List Suggestions:
Time to move is quick, easy virtual team activity that will energize your meetings or training sessions.
About the Author: Leigh Ann Rodgers, Founder of Better Teams and the Forward, community, is an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator with 20 years of experience in the human development field. Leigh Ann is a skilled meeting facilitator, trainer, and coach working across the globe to help leaders cultivate teams that are happy and high-performing.
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