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Lessons I’ve Learned about Virtual Working | Video

Lessons I've Learned about Virtual Working | Video

We’ve had 2 years where many of us have been compelled to work remotely. So, I want to share what I’ve learned about virtual working.

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I have 18 questions for you if you’re managing a remote team…

Connection in Virtual Working

  • Are you engaging your team members regularly and often?
  • Does your communication structure in: progress/updates, recognition, and social content?
  • What are you doing to promote care and collaboration?

Trust in Remote Working

  • Are you adopting trust as a leadership style?
  • What are you doing to keep your team as a team?
  • How much autonomy have you granted today?

Challenge in Virtual Working

  • Have you created a safe environment to challenge each other?
  • How much is challenge part of your team routine?
  • What else can you do to systematize challenge?

Responsibility in Remote Working

  • Are you super-clear in communicating your expectations?
  • Are the objectives you set outcome-based?
  • How effective is the feedback your team members get?

Productivity in Virtual Working

  • Is there a clear plan and does everyone know their role in it?
  • What do you do to monitor progress as a team?
  • How are you protecting each team member’s priorities?

Development in Remote Working

  • How are you making time for feedback, reflection, and learning lessons?
  • What do you do to encourage shared problem-solving?
  • How often do you make time to coach and mentor people?

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About the Author Mike Clayton

Dr Mike Clayton is one of the most successful and in-demand project management trainers in the UK. He is author of 14 best-selling books, including four about project management. He is also a prolific blogger and contributor to and Project, the journal of the Association for Project Management. Between 1990 and 2002, Mike was a successful project manager, leading large project teams and delivering complex projects. In 2016, Mike launched OnlinePMCourses.

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