Virtual Professionalism and Meaningful Work

Virtual professionalism is critical to doing meaningful work.

About this episode:

“Not only are we at an inflection point, what [it feels like to me] is an acceleration of catch-up, because the world is moving in this direction, anyway.”

– Adrienne Shoch, Workforce Engagement Expert

A key driver to virtual professionalism: it’s all about being present.

Adrienne discusses how we can match our new-found skill using Zoom, Skype, Webex, and other platforms, to be more present with, and gain more understanding from, co-workers.

Virtual professionalism matters. because many of us now work from home, permanently.

In this episode, Adrienne:

  • Expands on the inflection point and the acceleration of “catch-up.” Starts at 2:15
  • Describes generative listening and its importance. Starts at 5:50
  • Offers how to use virtual professionalism skills. Starts at 12:23
  • Elaborates on the importance of intent. Starts at 17:07
  • Relates to the value of time. Starts at 23:07

About our guest:

Adrienne Shoch is the founder of five to one and an expert on workforce engagement. She received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Towson University and studied at University of Paris – Sorbonne, and, the Neuroleadership Institute. Adrienne lives and works in Washington, D.C.

EPISODE DATE: July 3, 2020

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