Leadership Insights on Leading Virtually

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What does it take to lead effectively in a virtual environment? Find out which traditional principles still apply and which new principles will make a difference in team effectiveness-no matter how geographically dispersed team members are.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Acquire insights on the different rules that apply for managing face-to-face versus virtual meetings.
    Acquire insights on how to make effectively lead virtual meetings.
    Acquire insights on managing conflict in high performance teams.
    Acquire insights on leading a virtual collaborative team by investing time for team members to get to know each other virtually or in person.
    Acquire insights on how to manage a virtual or matrix team.
    Acquire insights on how to lead remote teams more effectively by using and modeling the right technologies at the right time.
    acquire insights on the important steps for leading virtual meetings effectively.
    acquire insights on how to lead effectively in a virtual environment.
    Acquire insights on the key to keeping burnout at bay for remote workers.
  • Acquire insights on building bonds with remote team workers.
    Acquire insights on limiting distractions in remote work environments.
    Acquire insights on getting the most out of your remote teams.
    Acquire insights on optimizing virtual team meetings.
    Acquire insights on overcoming zoom fatigue.
    Acquire insights on brainstorming in virtual meetings.
    Acquire insights on building a culture on a remote team.
    Acquire insights on finding the right people for your remote teams.
    Acquire insights on communicating with your remote team.

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  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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    2.  Virtual Meetings That Work
    2m 22s
    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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    3.  Managing Conflict in High Performance Teams
    2m 47s
    In high performance teams it’s okay to confront or let it go, but not to go underground. The parties to a conflict are accountable for reaching closure. If they can’t, there is a protocol for who to bring in as a mediator/coach. Conflict is usually a symptom of misalignment. 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.  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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    6.  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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    7.  Leading Virtual Meetings
    3m 20s
    Send a pre-read and ask attendees to seek input from their team about the pre-read. Turn on the video. Assign someone to be the Yoda, the person who calls people out. Ask attendees to talk about their lives for 10-15 seconds. Encourage candor and collaboration. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  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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    9.  The Key to Keeping Burnout at Bay for Remote Workers
    2m 43s
    The increased productivity achieved by many remote workers sometimes comes at a cost: burnout. Discover strategies to reduce burnout, whether you're working from home or managing a team that's working from home. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Building Bonds with Remote Team Workers
    2m 55s
    One of the challenges that leaders face when leading a remote team is building bonds between coworkers in the same way we would in a co-located office. Without the natural breaks or the time before and after meetings, it’s difficult for people to have those non-work conversations that become the foundations of friendships. Discover strategies to build bonds between coworkers, whether you’re a team leader or team member. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Limiting Distractions in Remote Work Environments
    2m 9s
    One of the biggest challenges when working from home or managing a team that's working from home is limiting distractions. These are the little interruptions that happen between work and life, and they can have a massive effect on people's ability to stay focused. Discover three simple strategies to keep distraction at bay. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  Getting the Most Out of Your Remote Teams
    3m 35s
    It can be challenging shifting from managing a co-located team to managing a remote team. But done well, you'll find that as a remote team manager you're managing a much more productive team. Discover actions you can take to make sure that happens. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Optimizing Virtual Team Meetings
    2m 36s
    Virtual meetings are a good opportunity for remote team members to communicate and get to know each other. However, you need carefully plan them to ensure they’re effective for both updating the team and helping people bond. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Overcoming Zoom Fatigue
    2m 27s
    Although virtual meetings are in many ways more convenient than traditional, face-to-face meetings, they can still be draining on people. Being aware of the effort involved in attending virtual meetings helps you ensure that the meetings don’t become too much of a burden for people. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Brainstorming in Virtual Meetings
    2m 26s
    Many people think that everyone needs to be in the same room in order to brainstorm effectively. However, you can still brainstorm effectively during a virtual meeting. You just need to be aware of the medium and adjust your brainstorming accordingly. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  Building a Team Culture on a Remote Team
    2m 28s
    Every team organically develops its own culture over time. This can prove to be more difficult with remote teams. As a team leader, you need to look for ways to use your virtual meetings to foster a team culture. FREE ACCESS
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    17.  Finding the Right People for Your Remote Teams
    2m 34s
    Not everyone is suitable for a remote team. Beyond the expected skills and experience, what qualities do you need to look out for in your remote team? FREE ACCESS
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    18.  Communicating with Your Remote Team
    1m 58s
    It can be challenging to find the right balance of communication with your remote team. Communicate too much and you will distract them for the work at hand. Communicate too little and the team members will feel isolated and cut adrift. How can you find the balance? FREE ACCESS

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