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leading from a distance

If you’re leading from a distance, you need to shift your leadership focus

Today’s blog post continues with our video series on the challenges that come with leading…

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achieve objectives

If you want to achieve objectives, you need to set goals

One of your primary responsibilities as a leader is to achieve objectives, to get things…

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online engagement

11 Ways to improve online engagement

Let’s face it, online engagement can be challenging.  And it’s not going to get easier…

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virtual team

Your virtual team must have some common working hours

Today’s video blog post is Strategy #5 in our series on what you can do to better lead your hybrid or virtual team.  Back in Strategy #1, I told you that one of four specific areas you should focus on

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Does the wisdom of Segal’s Law help or hinder decision making?

Segal’s law: A man with a watch knows what time it is. A man with two watches is never sure. Segal’s Law is a humorous way of addressing the pitfalls that come from amassing too much information in advance of

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leading a virtual team

Leading a virtual team? Then prioritize as a team

We are now up to Strategy #4 in our continuing video series on leading a virtual team (or a hybrid team).  You may recall that back in Strategy #1 in this series, I talked about how it was important to

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workplace trust

Workplace trust – a critical skill for a leader

For today’s blog post, I’m dusting off a Mega Minute that I wrote almost 13 years ago, back in April 2008.  It is about the importance for leaders to place trust in their employees.  What brought this topic of workplace

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empathy

How to display true empathy in the workplace

Empathy is a workplace skill worth pursuing.  People who are empathetic have higher-quality working relationships with their colleagues, their staff, their clients and their superiors. But because empathy relies on a lot of non-verbal cues, our current world of remote

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virtual or hybrid teams

Jointly develop team norms and standards for your virtual or hybrid teams

In my last strategy on Leading virtual or hybrid teams, I started explaining how to conduct a kick-off meeting to get your team’s buy-in to your desired workplace culture. I told you about how to create a word cloud as

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