Tag: remote leadership

teamwork skills

How to Leverage Teamwork Skills: Curiosity and Creativity

There is a battle going on between humans and technology. How can we humans differentiate ourselves in a world of digital technology and machines, particularly artificial intelligence?
If you’re leading virtual calls, one of your main concerns is how well you are doing at keeping the attention of the people in this meeting. If we lose they’re attention, chances are that they are scrolling on social media. Greg’s framework identifies four super powers humans have to leverage in a way that keeps your team in their maximum zones of genius.

How to create a committed remote team

How to Create a Committed Remote Team

After remote work began last spring, leaders faced a new insecurity around the c-word, (commitment.) Is my team just at home napping? Are they going to stay committed at home with all of these distractions? How are they going to balance their commitments?
How can I help build commitment on this remote team?
In fact, building commitment looks different in the work-from-home environment versus the in-office environment. Your team is now in a different work setting, and so they need to take on a newer and higher level of commitment for them to succeed in this environment. They have to be proactive in commitment behaviors such as creating an optimal at-home work environment and routine, and none of this comes easy. So let’s talk about three things leaders can do to help build commitment on their teams.

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How to be an Authentic Leader

How to be an Authentic Leader with Jonathan Aberman.

In this episode, Jonathan shares an underlying theme of servant leadership and using the strategy as teams tackle challenging problems like transferring to a virtual work environment and dealing with despair.

Jonathan explains the importance of not letting technology work against you as you lead your virtual team. His secret to leading a virtual team is giving autonomy and expecting accountability. He points out two qualities in highly effective leaders which is empathy, and self-awareness.

He shares how asking yourself and your team one question can give you incredible feedback in leading through tough times. 

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The Virtual Leader Uses Cause to Connect

5 Minute Read One of the greatest inventions in aeronautical technology was autopilot. You set your destination, and paid no attention to why you were going there, nor how you were going to get there. COVID-19 knocked most of our aircraft off of autopilot. Then the pandemic hit and air traffic control grounded all of…
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Reinventing Leadership: Nine Things Virtual Leaders Must Focus On

All the research that has been released today on leading in our new virtual frontier says there’s something missing. The challenge is that leaders are being called upon to focus on how to create culture in a virtual world. After reviewing my week, I’ve discovered nine areas of opportunity leaders should focus on to help strengthen their virtual culture. In order to do this, leaders are going to have to stretch their authenticity, transparency and connectivity.

The Nine Areas Leaders Need to Focus on is
-Building Clarity
– Focusing on Cause
– Challenging Potential
– Demonstrate Culture
– Describe Commitment
– Be Courageous
– Celebrate
– Building a Learning Community
– Integrate Comedy

It’s time to reinvent leadership in a way that you show up as a more authentic version of yourself. Bring more clarity, raise the necessity of why people do what they do, make bigger declarations, make commitments, find the behaviors they need to take on to reach their goals, celebrate people, build a community and be the missing piece of culture that your company and your team needs right now. It’s a big request, but you can do it.

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