Most leaders struggle to create a shared vision and align global teams even after a successful track record in high-level domestic leadership positions. In this video, learn the importance of aligning your global team.
- We work in a world that's no longer defined … by geographic boundaries. … Business is global and so are our teams. … While there are numerous benefits of a global team, … managing a global team comes with … it's own set of challenges, like cultural nuances, … communication barriers, and market variance. … When you are in the same location, … it's so easy to pop into someone's office … and share information and ideas. … A surprising amount of crucial information … is shared informally in this way. … This is sometimes referred to as "The Water Cooler Effect." … However, when you're team is distributed, … you have to wait for scheduled calls … to share the information. … What makes it worse is that the team members … who are in the same office as the leader … often get important information … before the team members in the regional office. … This can lead to a feeling of isolation in the team … and unnecessary duplication of work. … The team members do not get an opportunity … to talk to each other often and build trust, …
- Building the right team
- Hiring for complementary skills
- Communicating an organizational vision
- Creating KPIs and goals
- Talking tech to any audience
- Leading a global team