In this video, Phil Gold discusses the importance of transparency and honesty when managing a remote team. Learn how important it is to treat all team members and share information equally.
- As I alluded to before with setting a team agreement, … making sure that there's parity … between the workers on the team is really important. … If some people are getting special consideration … or are not being held to the same levels of service, … it's going to become common knowledge at some point, … and when it does, … the rest of the team is going to be annoyed at best. … I think a useful approach, … other than just not playing favorites, … is to be careful to share information openly … amongst the entire team, unless it needs to be confidential. … There might actually be a very good reason why Jeannie … needs to only work partial days for the next month. … Maybe she's got some kind of family emergency … or she's attending classes. … Whatever the case, … the fact that she's basically part-time for a while … should be communicated to the entire team … as soon as possible. … Although, depending on sensitivity, … you might not share exactly why. … But at least it's been communicated, …
- Providing consistency and structure in a remote team
- Managing mixed remote and onsite teams
- Fostering equality and transparency
- Creating opportunities for in-person interactions
- Maintaining regular contact with remote team members
- Managing workloads and deliverables