Webinar Resources

Learn more about upcoming sessions, as well as past events.

We’re sharing the recordings & slide decks for past “office” hours & webinar programs; please reach out if you have any questions, or ideas for content! (And if you’re not already using Donut, you can add it to Slack with one click.)

 

Upcoming Sessions


“Office” Hours: Laugh your way to deeper connections

Do you miss laughing over silly, random things with your coworkers? Us, too. Moments of silliness and vulnerability strengthen bonds, which can be trickier when you’re working from different places. For our next “office” hours, we’ll be joined by special guest Gary Ware, the Chief Play Officer at Breakthrough Play. Gary’s an expert on fostering creativity and connection through humor and — you guessed it — play. He’ll share a bit more about our newest Connection Program, the “Un-Talent” show, and will be here for all your burning questions. This 1hr session is for you if:
– You’re looking to bring more lighthearted fun into how your team connects
– You’re hoping to spark creativity and collaborative problem solving across teams
– You’ve onboarded new employees during the pandemic, and you want to give them an authentic way to build deeper relationships.

Time: Weds. April 28 at 1pm ET / 10am PT. REGISTER NOW

 

 

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Past Sessions

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Connection Program Ideas

“Office” Hours: How Donut uses Donut to connect across levels  (4/14/21)

We’ve heard from our community that working remotely has led to leaders missing out on opportunities to connect across levels, now that we’re missing “in-between” moments like hallway run-ins after meetings. The skip-level meeting can help with that! In this “Office” Hours session, we walk you through Donut’s new skip-level connection program, open-sourcing how our leadership uses Donut to more regularly and reliably hold 1:1s with direct-reports’ direct reports. This 45-min virtual session is for you if you’re:
– Looking for strategies to connect your leadership and remote or hybrid team
– Planning for a new People program, and looking for ways to extend its reach
– Missing casual banter and want to find ways to build it into your work-from-home setup

If you don’t have time to watch, view our slides.

“Office” Hours with Donut: Hybrid Work Connections + Program Hub Product Update (3/31/21)

Learn about our new Program Hub feature and how it can help you manage your Donut programs. We put the spotlight on cross-group intros and shared how you can use Donut for hybrid work connections. There’s also plenty of helpful audience Q+A, so if there’s something you’ve been wondering, it might be a good place to start! If you don’t have time to watch, view our slides.

“Office” Hours with Donut: Social Connection Programs (3/17/21)

Learn about Donut best practices and recent updates, with a spotlight on our new fun, social connections programs (hello, Selfie Contest and Social Standup!). There’s also plenty of helpful audience Q+A, so if there’s something you’ve been wondering, it might be a good place to start! If you don’t have time to watch, view our slides.

“Office” Hours with Donut (2/4/21)

Learn about Donut best practices and recent updates, including templates for connection programs like “Allyship in Action” and “Mistake Party” by LifeLabs Learning, and a deep dive into Donut Watercooler. There’s also plenty of helpful audience Q+A, so if there’s something you’ve been wondering, it might be a good place to start! If you don’t have time to watch, view our slides here.

Coffee with Donut: Building Social Connections (7/14/20)

Learn how you can strengthen existing connections between employees and build new ones using Donut. We walked through programs other teams are using successfully like virtual coffees, group lunches, games — and more! If you don’t have time to watch, read our recap or check out the slides.

Coffee with Donut: Mentorship and Peer Learning (8/4/20)

Learn how to facilitate mentorship and peer learning programs using Donut. We walked through ways to structure groups, encourage expertise sharing, facilitate unexpected connections— and more. If you don’t have time to watch, read our recap or check out the slides.

Coffee with Donut: Creating Connections for New Hires (7/21/20)

Learn how you can set new hires up for success at every step of the way using Donut. From check-ins, to team intros, to opportunities to solicit feedback, you’ll come away with an understanding of how and why to run new hire connections programs, and new ideas for programs to implement in your organization. If you don’t have time to watch, read our recap or check out the slides.

 

DEI

“Office” Hours with Donut: DEI Mini Actions (2/25/21)

Learn about Donut best practices and recent updates, including our new DEI Mini Actions connection program and Watercooler pack. The Mini Actions program is a lightweight way to start meaningful conversations about diversity, inclusion, equity, belonging, antiracism, intersectional feminism, and more. If you don’t have time to watch, check out the slides!

Coffee with Donut: DEI, Allyship, and ERGs (7/28/20)

Learn how you can support inclusion and create belonging using Donut. We walked through ways to facilitate conversation, create safe spaces for learning, and support employee resource groups— and more! If you don’t have time to watch, read our recap or check out the slides.

 

Remote and Hybrid Work Culture

Serendipity: The Happy Accidents That Bring Teams Together (4/6/2020)

They used to happen at the water cooler or snack bar: informal encounters where team members trade small talk and big ideas. Yet in an increasingly remote and hybrid workforce, those chance meetings have been disrupted. How can employers put in place programs, incentives, and other tools to bring their people together virtually? And what sustainable practices can be put into place as some employees transition back to the office? The potential benefits are many: a richer corporate culture, more innovation, and stronger bonds of inclusion. Watch Donut’s CEO Dan Manian in conversation with Fast Company reporter Lydia Dishman. Brought to you by From Day One.

 

Culture Canvas: The Six Components of Culture (5/28/20)

Learn how to map and build a sustainable, intentional culture from the experts! We talked with Josh Levine, author of Great Mondays and Bobby Melloy, Sr. People Scientist at Culture Amp, to learn about the six building blocks of culture — and some easy best practices to make your culture more authentic, intentional, and inclusive by design. If you don’t have time to watch, read our recap or check out the slides.

 

In the future, we encourage you to sign up for any webinar that sounds interesting! All registrants receive an email with the recording & followup materials afterwards, even if they weren’t able to make it for the live session.

 

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