Join Bob McGannon for an in-depth discussion in this video Using your intuition, part of Managing Virtual Teams.
Have you ever worn a white shirt, spilled your coffee on it…and said, "Darn, I knew that was going to happen!"…Well that's a simple example.…Chances are you've done something like that…on a professional level.…You've had a gut feeling about working…or not working with a client.…Hiring or not hiring an employee.…By definition, intuition is a direct perception of a truth.…A keen or quick insight.…The point here is you probably know more than…you think you do when it comes to your remote team…and that's an important thing to realize.…
I'd like to encourage you to…believe in and trust your intuition.…And then actually do something with it.…I'll go through some questions about your team…and then about your projects.…With your answers, you'll hopefully walk away…willing to trust your gut feelings and put them…to good use when it comes to creating and managing…a productive team of remote employees.…First, let's talk about your team.…I'm going to ask you a series of questions…and as I do, jot down your answers.…
Who on your team works best independently?…
Discover how to build rapport, set mutual expectations, communicate, connect, overcome conflict, get work done, and grow the team. Also included is a look at the top five challenges managers face in leading remote teams and helpful solutions that will get your team on track.
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- Summarize the characteristics of the three “back to basics” areas of managing a remote team.
- Explain the steps taken to create positive relationships with a new team.
- Recall the purpose of integrity checks.
- Identify the characteristics of four types of management styles.
- Recognize the purpose of reviewing the lessons learned with a remote team.
- Determine the best action to take in order to enhance a remote team member’s sense of ownership and willingness to focus on performance.
Skill Level Intermediate
Coaching and Developing Employees (2013)with Lisa Gates1h 5m Intermediate
Motivating and Engaging Employees (2013)with Todd Dewett1h 50m Intermediate
1. Understanding Remote Team Management
2. Building Team Relationships
3. Developing an Effective Management Style
4. Managing Productivity and Results
5. Enhancing Success over Time
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