If you’re finding it difficult to build remote relationships with customers, partners and teams and – you are not alone.  Of course, there are the ongoing challenges to virtual relationship building – lack of eye contact, missed (or mixed) signals, and inattentiveness, to name a few. But at the root

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Do you struggle to build relationships virtually? You are not alone. In fact, Harvard Business Review confirms that building new relationships is especially difficult in a virtual world.  While there’s no shortage of suggestions on clever rapport-builders, insightful questions, or engagement technology designed to make relationships grow more easily on-line,

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In a perfect virtual world, you and your customer have your cameras on and you are able to read their body language and expressions and get a good sense of their mental and emotional state. Unfortunately, we don’t live in a perfect world. Customers are not always going to have

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Have you ever been in a live meeting where the presenter rarely took their eyes off their slides, looked down most of the time, or never quite made direct eye contact with you? This is the equivalent of what your customer experiences when you fail to look them in the

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It’s not your imagination. Relationship-selling has taken a big hit this last year. Those in-person interactions with customers provided valuable shared experiences and opportunities to read and share a full range of expressions and emotions. Relationship-Selling According to Harvard According to The Harvard Business Review (HBR), building new relationships has

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It’s not your imagination. Virtual audiences are notoriously passive.  Not only is this uncomfortable for a presenter, but it’s also ineffective, especially in sales. The most successful sales calls include a high level of interaction between the seller and the buyer. In fact, in their analysis of 67,149 demos, Gong.io

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