Tools for Adapting

Last updated: 11 May 2020

Manaaki – emergency Covid-19 online business advisory forum

NZTE Regional Business Partner Network Service Provider Covid-19 funding available

Seth Godin’s “Real Skills” digital conference – we went to the one on 24 April and found it very rewarding. Visit the webpage to sign up to be advised of the next one.

Great job on 24 April by New Zealand’s ‘Virtual Impact Unconference’ team hosting 300+ people online. Check out all the videos of the sessions and Harv as a korero starter here.

Tips for running your own digital events from Humanitix

Seth Godin coaches freelancers on ‘What to do with the downtime right now’

Subscribe to ANZSOG’s (Australia and New Zealand School of Government, a NFP) ‘Leading in a crisis’ series

MEMBER PRODUCTS & SERVICES that could help you:
Talk to James McCarthy at Cradle – a cloud-based phone solution that supports remote working. Cradle keeps your business running and allows you to stay in touch with your customers by phone, even when you can’t be in the office. It provides online calling so your team can continue to provide the same phone experience for your clients even when they’re working from home, all using your existing numbers.

**If you’re a Collective Intelligence member who offers services that could help others at this time – email us your details and a short description for inclusion here.

Toolkit for Social Enterprise from The Impact Initiative

The free version of Zoom can handle online meetings of up to 100 people but has a 40 minute time limit (for meetings with >3 participants). Upgrade to one of their paid plans to get more features. TechRadar gives you quick intro to using it or watch the video tutorials on the Zoom website.

We’ve been trialling a free (for now), NZ-hosted alternative to Zoom, called BigBlueButton. An open source web conferencing system you can request access to it from the source listed here.

Managing Zoom fatigue and conserving your energy on Zoom

Online etiquette: a polite guide to getting the most out of a video call

Goodsense’s Guide to hand signals in video conference workshops

How to have a conversation not a meeting on Zoom

Tips for facilitators/coaches working online

And how to avoid the embarrassing Zoom bombers

How the PledgeMe Team Does it

The Goodsense Ethical Marketing Crew Flexi-work Model

HBR Leading Teams: 15 questions about remote work, answered

Here’s the latest New Zealand Government Covid-19 Health Advice and Government Covid-19 Business Advice

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