Kassy LaBorie is a Master Virtual Classroom Trainer and the Original Virtual Training Hero, on a mission to rid the world of boring slide reading lectures and passive live online participants! Kassy discusses the importance of purposeful engagement and challenges leaders to continually ask themselves, “What did I just say or do that you could have said or done?” Listen to Kassy’s tips for the best ways to lead engaging virtual meetings as she shares insights from her latest book, INTERACT & ENGAGE! 75+ Activities For Virtual Training, Meetings, And Webinars

About the Guest:

Kassy LaBorie is the principal consultant at Kassy LaBorie Consulting, LLC. She is a speaker, instructional designer, classroom facilitator, and author who specializes in virtual learning, teams and live online technology. Kassy is passionate about helping organizations, learning teams, and training professionals successfully move to the virtual environment.

In her previous role at Dale Carnegie Training, she was the director of virtual training services, a consultancy that partners with organizations to help them develop successful online training strategies. Kassy also served as the product design architect responsible for developing the company’s live online training product and experience. Prior to this, she was an independent master virtual trainer, a Microsoft software trainer, and a senior trainer at WebEx, where she helped build and deliver training at the WebEx University.

Kassy is the co-author of Interact and Engage! 75+ Activities for Virtual Training, Meetings, and Webinars (ATD Press 2022) and Producing Virtual Training, Meetings, and Webinars (ATD Press 2021). A frequent speaker at industry conferences since 2006, she has presented at Training Magazine events including their yearly conference and Online Learning Conferences, Chief Learning Officer symposiums, The Virtual Learning Show, ATD’s TechKnowledge and International Conference & Exposition, as well as many local ATD Chapter events.

For more information about Kassy, visit her website: www.KassyConsulting.com  

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kassylaborie/

Download related free resources including “Virtual Meeting Checklist” and “Virtual Meeting Icebreakers” available from host Debra Dinnocenzo at https://virtualworkswell.com/resources/free-resources/


About the Host:

Debra A. Dinnocenzo is president and founder of VirtualWorks!, a consulting and training firm that specializes in virtual work issues. Debra is a co-author of the recently released book, REMOTE LEADERSHIP – Successfully Leading Work-from-Anywhere and Hybrid Teams, as well as several other books on remote and virtual teams. 

Since publishing her first book on telecommuting in 1999, Debra has been a pioneer in the shift to virtual work and remote leadership. Few practitioners in the field have the depth of knowledge and hands-on experience Debra brings to her work. As a nationally recognized expert on the virtual workplace has spoken widely on related topics, and developed and taught “Leadership in the Virtual Workplace,” an online graduate-level course offered by Duquesne University. Previously, Debra was a teleworking executive and has worked from her home office for more than two decades.






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