New Book from Governance Solutions Offers Proven Formula for Successful Virtual Meetings

Recent global events completely changed how we view and do business. Debra Brown and her team reveal how to profitably pivot from in-person to virtual meetings.
By: Governance Solutions Inc.
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Virtually There
Virtually There
TORONTO - June 16, 2021 - PRLog -- Virtually There: Dos and Don'ts for Planning, Chairing and Holding Virtual Board and Annual General Meetings by Dr. Debra L. Brown, Rob DeRooy and Jake Skinner (Ethos Collective™) empowers business owners and governing boards to craft successful virtual meetings by drawing from their years of governance and technical experience to share best practices that strengthen unity and community. Regardless of whether meetings take place in a physical room or a virtual one, board members can walk away with clarity and a plan of action.

Virtually There is a practical handbook filled with proven insights to assist any team or organization in pivoting to the virtual space well—an essential for healthy communication and decision-making. Dr. Brown and her co-authors invite leaders to step into the incredible opportunities offered by virtual meetings by learning how to leverage them to  tap into greater levels of success, regardless of where they meet.

Virtually There covers all aspects and best practices for virtual meetings, from communication beforehand to the security levels necessary and how to manage them. The book includes a sample Virtual and Electronic Meeting Policy that can be tailored to any organization.

Virtually There releases worldwide July 13, 2021, and is available wherever books are sold.

About the Authors

Dr. Debra L. Brown
shares her vast experience in and out of boardrooms to help others step up in competence and confidence to lead and govern their businesses to success. Comfortable and confident with both boards and executives, her mix of experiential and conceptual insights uniquely qualifies her to advise organizations on their governance. Having served twice as a CEO, reporting to boards, and as a board member of several organizations, Debra is able to see governance issues from both sides of the boardroom table.

Rob DeRooy is a skilled presenter and teacher, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience to Governance Solutions. His expertise in corporate governance, strategic planning, member and stakeholder engagement, branding, quality and change management and oversight is deep at both board and executive levels. Having served as both CEO and board member, Rob is uniquely equipped to present governance and strategic issues from all sides.

Jake Skinner combines creativity, innovation, governance content, and technical skills to design and implement governance solutions for clients. These include online board and CEO evaluations, boardroom and executive culture tools, board skills profiling and peer comparator benchmarking, along with dozens of customized applications for clients.

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