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long-distance leader

It takes more work to be a long-distance leader, so watch for signs of burnout

All year, I’ve been sharing short strategies on video about how you can be a stronger long-distance leader, something that has become much more common since companies have moved to virtual and hybrid workplaces.  Continuing in this series, today’s tip

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hybrid leadership

Don’t fall into this common hybrid leadership trap!

In today’s blog post, I have another tip in our ongoing video series about hybrid leadership.  Today’s strategy is to give equal “air time” to your virtual and onsite employees.  In other words, don’t fall into the common hybrid leadership

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leadership messages

What leadership messages are you (inadvertently) sending? Or when does duct tape become good enough?

  This happened a couple of weeks ago, and it made me think about whether we expect enough from our people, and what leadership messages we may be deliberately or inadvertently sending to them. When duct tape becomes good enough

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acknowledge

Who are you ignoring? (or why it’s so important to acknowledge others)

A brief chance encounter in an Indian movie theatre illustrates a fundamental principle of leadership that separates exceptional leaders from everyone else. Don’t let its simplicity fool you; it’s more powerful than you may realize!

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long-distance leader

If you’re a long-distance leader, you have to learn to trust

Back in Strategy #6, I talked about the importance of shifting your focus from effort to outcomes if you want to be an exceptional long-distance leader.  Today, in Strategy #16 in our series on leading hybrid and virtual teams, I

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leading a remote team

Leading a remote team becomes easier when you deliberately build personal relationships

Today’s video episode marks Strategy #15 in our series on leading a remote team.  Today’s tip is to deliberately get to know your employees at a personal level. Deliberately get to know your employees at a personal level Let me

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