'Virtually Well' Online Meetings Enhanced With Sensory Modalities: Mindfulness, Live Music, Real Time Art, Movement, Aromatherapy, & More

Aids in Keeping Focused and Making Smarter Decisions

USA, Austin, Texas. March 31, 2020

Thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, businesses are now being forced to do all their meetings virtually. Familiar tools like Skype, WebEx, GoToMeeting and Zoom have abruptly become lifelines. With business leaders being called on to make vitally important decisions more quickly and insightfully each day, they're now faced with all the problems of real-world meetings being compounded by having to meet with their teams virtually. S'Well Public Relations, a firm specializing in wellness enterprises, is using their expertise in the mindfulness arena to create a "best practices protocol" for not just healthier but more effective online meetings. Using some of the unique meeting facilitation tools that are the hallmark of the agency's signature creative process, Strategic Visioning Launch Pad, as well as pulling from their vast network of wellness leaders, S'Well is launching a free webinar to teach ways to use sensory modalities - such as live music, real time graphic facilitation, movement and mindfulness - to help make your virtual meetings as effective and engaging as possible. Interested companies can also enlist S'Well's all-star team to facilitate their upcoming meetings.

Bonus: these lessons - taught by a team of experts who have worked with Fortune 500 companies over two decades - can carry through the other side of the pandemic to continue to make business meetings more effective and yes, even healthy!

The S'Well "Recipe Book for Virtually Well Meetings™" Webinar, sponsored by LIVE LOVE SPA will be offered FREE via Zoom, on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 11 am PST. To RSVP, please email info@swellpublicrelations.com.

"Each business has a meeting culture when they're together in person. Typically, dominant personalities and louder voices prevail," explains S'Well co-founder, Darlene Fiske. "Whether it's conscious or not, most meetings follow the same format - a friend told me he fell asleep on a call last week and that his company is having Zoom meetings just to have face time and make sure people aren't slacking off. Meaning a whole lot of unproductivity and wasted time."

"Unfortunately, remote meetings tend to compound all the problems of real-world meetings," says S'Well Co-Founder, Kim Marshall. "As a recent article in The Boston Globe pointed out, this issue that can be even worse in a virtual meeting as participants become passive, disengaged, and multi-task, letting the Big Dogs have their run of the Zoom Room. Now more than ever businesses need meetings that enhance effectiveness with an all-mindful-hands-on deck approach. S'Well can help."

Webinar Participants include:

· Emcee: Kim Marshall, communications & wellness industry veteran, who knows how to combine humor with business savvy and moderating skills honed from working with companies from MGM Mirage to ISPA and who currently hosts The Global Wellness Summit Podcast.

· Graphic Facilitator - Peggy Wynne Borgman, artist & author and spa industry education pioneer trained in The Grove Method of visual meeting facilitation.

· Technical Producer: Darlene Fiske, American Spa Magazine's PR & Marketing Guru of the Year in 2018 and thought leader in wellness communications is at the Zoom Controls.

· Mindfulness Expert - Katie Hess, a flower alchemist, author of Flowerevolution, founder of LOTUSWEI, one of the world's leading floral apothecaries and a gifted meditation guide whose work has been featured in Ted Talks, The New York Times and O The Oprah Magazine.

· Musician - David Victor, an American rock vocalist and guitarist, formerly of the multi-platinum band BOSTON with whom he scored a #1 single "Heaven On Earth."

· Movement Expert - Lisa Fasullo, obtained master's degrees in Health Education and Social Work from Columbia University, and is the Founder and Director for the Center for Transformative Movement (CTM) in Boulder, Colorado.

Their new webinar includes topics such as:

· Top 10 Rules of the Road for Virtual Meetings

· Preventing distraction, disengagement and multi-tasking

· How to use a scribe/artist to your advantage

· Easy ways to elevate your "production values"

· Tips for managing pacing and flow

· The role of the virtual moderator

· What great meetings and great stories have in common

· Beyond the agenda: why you should artistically "storyboard" a meeting instead

· Crucial pacing differences between real and virtual meetings

· The science behind how music improves mental clarity

· How to engage all the senses in a one-dimensional event

· Using movement to boost mental performance

· How to include mindfulness in your meeting

· A simple check-in that will tell you how your meeting really went

· The role of gratitude in a good meeting

For more information: www.swellpublicrelations.com

Kim Marshall, Emcee
Peggy Wynn Borgman, Graphic Facilitator
Darlene Fiske, Technical Producer
Tags: Virtually Well, New Service for Online Meetings

About S'Well Public Relations

Media Contact:

Kimberly Marshall
S'Well Public Relations
T: 310-487-3554
E: kim@swellpublicrelations.com
W: http://www.swellpublicrelations.com/

Subscribe to our newsletter
for more Hotel Newswire articles

Related News

Choose a Social Network!

The social network you are looking for is not available.

Coming up in June 2020...

Sales & Marketing: Technology Rules

It is impossible for any hotel to develop an effective sales and marketing plan that doesn't include a wide-ranging digital strategy. Online platforms have impacted virtually every aspect of their business, due to major changes in how Internet users research, plan, and book their hotel visits. As a result, a successful plan includes generating traffic through the use of a hotel website, social media, email and a myriad of other digital marketing technologies. One such strategy uses data collection and automation technology to create personalized content to individual customers. The goal of personalization marketing is to engage potential customers by communicating with them as individuals - to establish a more personal relationship - as a way of encouraging them to visit a property. Video marketing is also extremely important. Showing someone authentic video from a specific location is immersive and engaging, and video is still the preferred way for customers to interact with a hotel brand. Voice and Visual Search are increasingly in demand, as consumers are moving away from typing queries into a search engine. Instead, they can simply speak their request into their phone, and find and book a hotel without ever typing a word. Similarly, other platforms allow consumers to search visually for almost any image, and find out pricing information, shopping comparisons and how-to-buy - all from the app. The adoption of Artificial Intelligence is also becoming popular. The ability of chatbots to answer simple questions or fulfill requests 24/7 is undeniably appealing. In addition, A.I. seems best positioned to qualify leads that can be later nurtured and closed by a human sales expert - all at a fraction of the cost of a traditional support team. The June Hotel Business Review will examine how some sales and marketing professionals are integrating these innovative technologies into their operations.