Leading Virtually™

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Remote teams deserve inspiring leadership, too

Today’s workforce is increasingly working from home and other remote locations, with teams located across countries and time zones around the globe. As a result, managers need help to connect with their people through time lags and technology interfaces. It’s the new normal. And it comes with a new set of benefits and challenges.

Managing in this environment differs from working together in the same physical space. It can be challenging to understand what your people need and even harder to build rapport and trust over long distances. Leading Virtually teaches the skills managers need to increase the effectiveness and productivity of their remote staff.

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Learn the formula for engaged virtual workers

The Leading Virtually course offers learners a highly interactive experience that includes instruction, responses, reflection, group activities, and opportunities to practice new skills in a safe setting. Based on almost 20 years of helping managers lead virtual teams, this program focuses on three key practices proven to boost manager effectiveness in a virtual environment.

Managers first learn how to Be Attentive and Mindful by communicating intentionally with remote team members, structuring conversations for maximum impact, and honoring each other’s work preferences.

Leaders then learn how to Foster Community by building trusting and supportive relationships that stay positive and involve all their people, using the technology available.

Finally, managers learn to Accelerate Performance and Development by building the team’s resourcefulness and autonomy, and helping remote workers identify a career path and move forward in their careers.

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: LEARNBe Attentive and Mindful: Teaches leaders how to interact with remote workers and understand what’s harder about managing virtually.

Session 2: PRACTICEFoster 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.

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Cultivate the potential of your remote teams

Remote workers are, on average, 20% more productive and half as likely to seek other jobs as those who work in a traditional setting. 1

1. Stanford University, Why Working from Home is a a "Future-looking Technology."

Learn The Unique Leadership Skills Required To Lead Successful Virtual And Hybrid Teams

Leaders who practice being attentive and mindful, fostering community, and accelerating performance and development will see higher satisfaction, engagement, and productivity in their people who work remotely.

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Boost Connection

Through more intentional and structured communication, strong virtual leaders can boost their connections with their people.
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Improve Employee Engagement

Great leaders connect remote team members to the larger organization by actively facilitating collaboration, creating a team culture, and building community.
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Increase Autonomy & Empowerment

Effective virtual leaders increase their people’s resourcefulness and autonomy so they consistently meet goals and deliver results.

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Ready to Get Started?

Leading Virtually is delivered as a virtual course. 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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