Expert Insights on Managing Virtual Teams

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With more people working remotely, or even across state or national borders, managing virtual teams has become a hot topic. From that first meeting and for every interaction thereafter, you need to connect team members in real time.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Acquire insights on how leaders can provide connections and happiness in virtual teams to ensure successful and positive outcomes.
    Acquire insights on the different ways of engaging virtual employees.
    Acquire insights on how to establish personal connections remotely by investing time in long-term relationships.
    Acquire insights on how to lead a virtual collaborative team by ensuring the team members get to know each other virtually or, better, in person.
    Acquire insights on the different ways to lead effectively in a virtual environment.
    Acquire insights on managing face-to-face versus virtual meetings.
    Acquire insights on how to manage virtual teams effectively.
  • Acquire insights on the effective ways of managing virtual meetings.
    Acquire insights on how to increase productivity in virtual teams by ensuring face-to-face contact.
    Acquire insights on how to work in virtual teams.
    Acquire insights on the basic principles of managing a virtual or matrix team.
    Acquire insights on leading more effectively remotely by modeling the right technologies at the right time.
    Acquire insights on how the digital age is transforming the way you work. Use these helpful tips to determine which team approach best suits the needs of the team and the organization.

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  The Happiness Advantage
    2m 53s
    Happiness and success are correlated better than smoking and cancer. To provide connections and happiness in virtual teams; use visits; videoconferences and phone calls; find something outside work that connects the team; and link members to a larger goal. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Engaging Virtual Employees
    3m 41s
    Ensure that there is two-way feedback in real time. Encourage others to say what they’re thinking. Be sure you’re getting input from people who work with the employee. Have frequent check-ins. Hold two-way video meetings if you can’t meet face to face. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Establishing Personal Connections Remotely
    3m 30s
    Most senior executives don’t know the personal agendas of key stakeholders. You won’t learn those agendas by asking. To open up a personal agenda you must invest time in a long-term relationship. It works both ways; you must share your own personal agenda. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Leading a Virtual Collaborative Team
    2m 51s
    Collaboration is based on trust. Invest time for team members to get to know each other virtually or; better; in person. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Leading Effectively in a Virtual Environment
    2m 51s
    First; be aware of how you come across. What’s your virtual personality? Second; choose media that make it easy to work collaboratively. Third; make sure everyone understands the purpose and principles; and what success looks like. Have them explain it back to you. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Face-to-Face Versus Virtual Management
    2m 24s
    Leaders who switch from face-to-face meetings to virtual meetings can’t see the behaviors that indicate people are disengaged; such as the sound of someone typing on their laptop. Leaders should discuss with their team the rules that apply during meetings. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Managing Virtual Teams
    2m 47s
    Getting to know individuals better; following up on promises; and structuring conference calls are the necessities of managing virtual teams. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Virtual Meetings That Work
    2m 22s
    Virtual meetings are infamous for their bad behaviors and poor participation; but there is a better way. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  How to Increase Productivity in Virtual Teams
    1m 26s
    Research shows that it’s important for virtual teams to have initial face-to-face contact. That builds “transactive memory systems.” FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Working In Virtual Teams
    4m 30s
    Allan Cohen discusses ways to work on virtual teams. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Managing a Virtual or Matrix Team
    1m 40s
    Managing a virtual or matrix team is becoming more common; but the basic principles still apply. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Leading More Effectively Remotely
    4m 14s
    Leading remote teams starts with becoming a great leader and includes using and modeling the right technologies at the right time. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Remote Teams
    1m 37s
    The digital age is transforming the way you work. Use these helpful tips to determine which team approach best suits the needs of the team and the organization. FREE ACCESS

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