Category: Virtual Team Leadership

Coaching as a Leadership Style on Virtual Teams

What is your leadership style? There — you are all questions. Many get confused when asked this question because it is hard for oneself to fit into one leadership style box. You may think of yourself as a directional or a situational leader. And you probably aren’t thinking of yourself as a coach. But adopting coaching as a leadership style will

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8 Time Management Techniques to Stop Working Long Hours

Working long hours is the number one reason for job-related stress. You are not more efficient when you work 70 hours a week. Working long hours is not only unproductive but also dangerous.  Then, why working too many hours per week is still a problem for so many people? Is it because they don’t have enough time in a

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How to Fix the Skills Gap with Freelancers

Understanding the skills gap is vital for your business to thrive. Artificial intelligence, automation, and the gig economy have changed the nature of work. Skills gap statistics show that 60% of employers advertise new positions that remain open for 12 weeks. You have probably skimmed through headlines that state a visible gap of skills in

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Virtual Team Building Activities: Energizers You Can Implement Today

Virtual team building is not identical to what you can do in an office. You cannot organize outdoor virtual team building activities and have your team highly engaged in sports. Team building for remote teams is online. Each employee sits alone in their virtual cubicle (home office) while trying to maintain team cohesiveness and the feeling

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Managing Virtual Teams in the 21st Century and Beyond

Managing virtual teams is in many aspects similar to local team leadership. However, your leadership style needs to be adapted to fit into the rules of digital organizations. You need to deal with geographical, cultural, and language constraints. Tools will be different. Video communication is unlike face-to-face chats. Although it is unlikely that you will still

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How to Turn Virtual Teams Challenges into Opportunities [UPDATED 2020]

Virtual work can help you build the dream team. Each day, virtual teams cross boundaries that were only recently beyond the bounds of possibility. Dispersed work experts outshine their local counterparts. Remote work is the new standard.

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