The Management Blog
Tips & advice to help you improve your performance
The good thing with virtual meetings is that you can focus intensely on the faces on screen.
They giveaway all kinds of clues as to what they are really thinking without them knowing.
Are you overdosing on virtual meetings?
For the majority of us having NO face to face meetings during our work is a new phenomenon and something we’re all having to get used to through this coronavirus crisis.
Just because your remote team is out of sight does not mean that they have to rely on self-directed learning methods to sharpen their skills or to improve what they do. Learn More
No doubt you’ll be working on how to keep the lines of communication open between you and your team members while we go through these difficult times.
Many of you will be in touch via phone, Zoom, Skype or other video conference software that will enable you to pass on valuable messages, as well as maintain whatever level of motivation is still available out there. Learn More
So you’re team are working remotely and you need to ensure the work is getting done and that they’re okay at the same time.
It’s a tricky situation!
When I was managing people within a busy financial institution, every single person who reported into me was within shouting distance!
It was easy for me to get an instant update on the status of a particular account or where a specific project was stalling.
I simply walked out my office and spoke face-to-face with the team member.
It is hard enough to create a true team from employees who are physically located in the same office, but it is much more difficult to undertake the same endeavour with staff members who work from other locations.