With most work having gone virtual or remote overnight for those who can, what is needed in order to lead and be a great team member? Now's the time to get up to speed quickly.
For those who have been following along my writing for a while, you'll know that for the last 3 years I've done a monthly call related to Effective Virtual Conversations. You can find them here on YouTube. These are focused in on what it takes to have a great conversation in the remote space. Teams who shifted last week are going to need to have productive virtual working sessions this week - check out these videos for tips on how to lead virtual calls, skills needed, tricky issues (and how to avoid them).
A reminder that I'll be leading a group through the one-day Virtual Faciltation Essentials program this Wednesday March 25th from 10 - 530 pm Eastern/Toronto. Throughout the program you'll get a chance to learn, and practice, the various virtual facilitation tools which are available. 5 spots still open. Check it out here.
For those that are leading remote teams, you may want to focus on some of the remote work and remote team PlanDoTrack video calls I've done including:
Collaboration Virtually - No person is an island (February 2020). View it here. (30 min)
Five Key Skills for Virtual and Remote Professionals (June 2019) - View it here.
Remote Team Skills (September 2019) - View it here.
Navigating the Matrix of Virtual and Remote Work (Spring 2019) - View it here.
Finally, for those who like to read, check out these latest articles I've posted on Thrive Global -
Working from Home - In Focus. This article explores five areas to keep in mind as you work from home - Read it here.
Listening in the Virtual Space - Read it here.
Keeping your virtual meetings on track - Read it here.
3 Areas to Consider when your team makes the shit to remote work. Read it here.
If you haven't downloaded the Remote Working Whitepaper I did earlier this month, please check it out here.
Enjoy your Sunday!
With best wishes,
Jennifer Britton - Potentials Realized
Author of PlanDoTrack (2019), Coaching Business Builder (2018), Effective Virtual Conversations (2017) and From One to Many: Best Practices for Team and Group Coaching (2013). Pick up a copy of any of her books at Amazon.
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Jennifer Britton is the blogger behind the popular Teams365 blog, a daily,blog for team leaders and members since 2014. Her latest publication is the PlanDoTrack Workbook and Planner. Pick up a copy at Amazon.
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Month-End Planning Session: Tuesday March 31 - 7-8pm ET