The Long-Distance Leader: Rules for Remarkable Remote Leadership

  • 4h 53m 12s
  • Kevin Eikenberry, Wayne Turmel
  • Berrett-Koehler Publishers
  • 2018

As more organizations adopt a remote workforce, the challenges of leading at a distance become more urgent than ever. The cofounders of the Remote Leadership Institute, Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel, show leaders how to guide their teams by recalling the foundational principles of leadership.

The authors' "Three-O" model refocuses leaders to think about outcomes, others, and ourselves - elements of leadership that remain unchanged, whether employees are down the hall or halfway around the world. By pairing it with the Remote Leadership Model, which emphasizes using technology as a tool and not a distraction, leaders are now able to navigate the terrain of managing teams wherever they are. Filled with exercises that ensure projects stay on track, keep productivity and morale high, and build lasting relationships, this book is the go-to guide for leading, no matter where people work.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: What We've Learned about Long-Distance Leaders
  • Chapter 2: How We Got to Long-Distance Leadership
  • Chapter 3: What It Means to Lead at a Distance
  • Chapter 4: The Remote Leadership Model
  • Chapter 5: The Three O Model of Leadership
  • Chapter 6: Types of Outcomes
  • Chapter 7: Setting (and Achieving) Goals at a Distance
  • Chapter 8: Coaching and Feedback at a Distance
  • Chapter 9: The “Golden Suggestion” for Working with Others
  • Chapter 10: Understanding Politics without “Playing Politics”
  • Chapter 11: Understanding and Building Trust at a Distance
  • Chapter 12: Choosing the Right Communication Tools
  • Chapter 13: Technology Tips for the Long-Distance Leader
  • Chapter 14: Getting Honest Feedback
  • Chapter 15: Your Beliefs and Self-Talk
  • Chapter 16: Setting Reasonable Boundaries
  • Chapter 17: Setting Personal Priorities
  • Chapter 18: Questions to Ask about Developing Long-Distance Leaders
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