As Business Analysts we have a wide range of tools and techniques that we can apply to whatever situation we find ourselves in. With all of these available, you’re probably wondering what value small talk can bring to your stakeholder interactions, particularly when time is tight and deadlines are looming.
In this conversational webinar, Kristy Dean will discuss why small talk is essential when working virtually, and how it can help foster better working relationships. She’ll share a range of practical tips and tricks on how to get to know our stakeholders even if we can’t meet them in person. During this session you will hear:
– How to build rapport with distant stakeholders even if you never physically meet them – Tips and tricks for overcoming some of the barriers of building a good working relationship in a virtual environment – Why ‘small talk’ should never get forgotten!
You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions during the session, so come prepared with your thoughts, questions and ideas!
About The Speaker Kristy describes herself as a life-long learner who actively applies that learning and shares with others. As a business analyst her career experience so far has involved working in both business to business and consumer-facing environments with cross-functional and global teams for companies such as Kodak and BT. She has also worked for a digital start-up company that deployed a platform on a global scale. Kristy has a passion for helping others achieve their full potential and challenge their ways of thinking. Her positive and compassionate approach, along with her varied experiences give great energy and drive to the messages she shares. Why not come along and see for yourself? Twitter: @Kristy_EQChamp