Virtual environments are a great alternative to in- person allowing for flexible work environments. Virtual work environments can be challenging and awkward when it comes to managing teams and keeping them engaged in their day-to-day meetings and tasks. Many questions have come up during this time, especially on how to keep teams motivated and engaged when we cannot be with our teams in person. Join this webinar sponsored by the Special Libraries Association Leadership and Management Community. Elizabeth Dill will be covering the topic on how to handle Zoom Fatigue. Zena Applebaum will discuss the different approaches to engagement and how to spot issues in a virtual environment.
Elizabeth Dill (MFA, MLIS) is the Director of University Libraries at the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Connecticut. Currently, she is co-editing a book on OER and OER-enabled pedagogy entitled, "Intersections of OER and Information Literacy" for ACRL Publishing. Dill also co-edited the Fall 2020 special edition of the academic journal, Library Trends, entitled "OER and the Academic Library." Her co-authored article, "Managing self-imposed leadership transitions during unprecedented challenges: Here's your new office! Don't ever come here" is published in the May edition of ACRL's C&RL News. She can be reached firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zena Applebaum is a strategy and intelligence professional, legal industry advisor and personal brand advocate, who is trying to change the legal industry one design thinking workshop at a time. Having pioneered the discipline of law firm Competitive Intelligence nearly 20 years ago and authoring "Business Intelligence for Law Firms", Zena shares hers passion for the legal and intelligence industries as a speaker, writer and a contributor to blogs including 3 Geeks and a Law Blog. Zena is the Director, Market Insights & Proposition Strategy at Thomson Reuters in Canada, supporting all market segments.