Let’s communicate facts, not emotions! When you suggest the addition of a few emotional elements to the fact-focused communication of scientific and environment-related projects, this is stakeholders’ standard reply. But is it true that emotions are not fact-based, and are they automatically an obstacle to objective reporting? Neuroscientists are pointing into a different direction.
Surgeons do not operate on themselves. But many scientific and environment-related projects try to do just that: They present content at events and moderate themselves. Common consequences are exhaustion, a bad mood at the event, or a lack of energy for follow-up tasks.
With a good moderator, work meetings are more efficient and satisfying. You do not always need an external person for this task. Here are some tips and tricks on how to successfully moderate your regular meetings yourself.
You had to jump in at the deep end? “Get going!“ This is the main message accompanying the start of most new projects. The positive excitement goes hand in hand with a bit of unease regarding the upcoming work.