Interaction Associates Announces Free Webinar on Virtual Leadership

Free, 90-minute web event October 17 offers immediate skill-building, teaches how to lead and manage remote employees successfully

BOSTON, MA, September 13, 2012 –Interaction Associates (IA), a global 43-year innovator known for its leadership expertise and for building collaborative corporate cultures, has announced a free webinar called Leading Virtually: Three Keys to Success.”

During the 90-minute webinar, collaboration experts Barry Rosen, former president of Interaction Associates and founder of Zoom Collaborate, and Demetra Anagnostopoulos, IA’s Chief Marketing Officer, will share valuable and practical expertise in the area of online leadership.

“The virtual enterprise throws up a number of barriers to a balanced approach to leadership,” said Barry Rosen. “Online, it’s harder for leaders to build rapport, develop trust, and establish meaningful collegiality. This web event is designed to get people thinking about new behaviors that bring about balanced leadership and an effective workforce,” he added.

In the webinar, attendees will learn 10 strategies and techniques for leading in the virtual workplace: how to get things done, using smarter methods, with more engaged colleagues. Specifically, participants will learn ways to:
• Get the right amount of participation in decisions
• Share a vision of the future that inspires loyalty.
• Encourage employee to express opinions and offer up innovative ideas.
• Clear up misconceptions and reconcile differences.
• Maintain momentum on mission-critical initiatives.

The free, 90-minute webinar will be held Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. EDT, 10 am PDT. To register and find out more, please click here:

Interaction Associates (IA) is a 43-year innovator of advanced methods for developing leaders at all levels in global companies. The firm helps organizations build high-involvement cultures and achieve excellence in a new measure of ROI — Return on Involvement — where employees go “beyond engagement” to share responsibility for business results. IA develops leaders at all levels through its consulting, learning and coaching services, with a focus on building leaders’ proficiency in collaboration, strategic thinking, and self-awareness. IA was named one of Training Industry’s top 20 Training Companies 2012. The firm has offices in Boston and San Francisco. For more info: