Leadership is Equally Important for Remote Teams

Increasingly, today's workforce works from home and other remote locations, with teams spread across countries and time zones. Due to time lags and technology interfaces, managers need help connecting with their people. It's the new normal, with several benefits and challenges.

Managing in this environment is much more challenging than working together in the same physical space. Understanding what your employees need and building rapport and trust over long distances can be difficult. Managers can increase the effectiveness and productivity of their remote staff by learning Leading Virtually™

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Learn the formula for engaged virtual workers

This course provides learners a highly interactive experience that includes instruction, responses, reflection, group activities, and opportunities to practice new skills. The program focuses on three key practices proven to boost manager effectiveness in virtual teams, based on almost 20 years of assisting managers lead virtual teams.

To Be Attentive and Mindful, managers must communicate intentionally with remote team members, structure conversations for maximum impact, and honor each other's work preferences.

Using technology, leaders learn how to foster community by building trusting, supportive relationships that involve all their people and stay positive.

Lastly, managers learn how to Accelerate Performance and Development by helping remote workers identify a career path and move forward.

Delivery Options to Meet Your Needs

We can deliver the Leading Virtually course as three virtual sessions so your managers can learn how to lead their remote teams more effectively wherever they are and whenever they have time.

Virtual Instructor-led Course

Leading Virtually is a virtual instructor-led course that unfolds over three two-hour sessions. The virtual sessions offer learners a highly engaging experience that includes instruction, responses, reflection, group activities, and opportunities to practice new skills in a safe setting. The program also allows learners to share stories and best practices in their transition to managing others virtually.

Prework: LAUNCH — Engaging prework assignments, including an assessment, that explain key Leading Virtually concepts

Session 1: LEARN — Be Attentive and Mindful: Teaches leaders how to interact with remote workers and understand what’s harder about managing virtually.

Session 2: PRACTICE — Foster Community: Allows participants to focus on the subtleties that make all the difference when leading remote teams.

Session 3: PRACTICE — Accelerate Performance and Development: Participants learn to balance soft and hard issues, people, and performance.

Post Work: APPLY — Reinforce course learnings with online tools available to master the content and use it with others.


Make your remote teams more productive

On average, remote workers are 20% more productive and half as likely to seek another job as their conventional counterparts

Leading successful virtual and hybrid teams requires unique leadership skills

Employees who work remotely will be more satisfied, engaged, and productive when their leaders practice being attentive and mindful, foster community, and accelerate performance and development.


Strengthen your connection

Strong virtual leaders can boost their team connections through more intentional and structured communication.


Engage employees more effectively

By fostering collaboration, creating a team culture, and building community, great leaders connect remote team members to the larger organization.


Empower & Increase Autonomy

To achieve their goals and results consistently, effective virtual leaders increase their people's resourcefulness and autonomy.

Are you ready to get started?

Contact us today to learn how we can help your leaders learn the skills they need to lead successful remote teams.

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