By Aubrey Yerger, PE

Many of us and our fellow team members are currently working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have all been told we need to connect with our team to make sure everyone is on board—now, just how do we do that?

We set up video calls, everyone calls in, but then … what do we say? Everyone sips on their coffee for a few minutes, you exchange a few pleasantries until your team leader calls the meeting a wrap. Your fellow employee-owners seem just as far away as they did before your “connection” time.

How DO you make that personal connection that we all crave so much in our current situation when you’re talking to your team through a screen?