Smooth meetings primarily come down to whether everyone can see and hear what’s going on. While this sounds simple enough, the obstacles to location-independent collaboration are varied and often invisible to those with the most power to remove them.
“Thinking out loud” is a fairly neutral action, but if you keep it up long enough, people will start calling it what it is: “steamrolling.” If you, like me, enjoy thinking out loud, this piece is for you: Two tactics and one strategy for taming your steamrolling skills.
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“Hallway Conversations Without The Hallways.”
Featured in Discussing Design: Improving Communication and Collaboration through Critique by Adam Connor and Aaron Irizarry
“Plan. Capture. Refine. Try again.”
Featured in The Sketchnote Handbook: The Illustrated Guide to Visual Note Taking by Mike Rohde