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Category: off-site employees

Long-distance leadership? Insist that complaints be accompanied by recommended solutions

Earlier this week, I started up a dialogue about how to facilitate working relationships when you have staff who work remotely and at a distance from their home office colleagues, and my first suggestion was to set expectations for work

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Long-distance leadership? Set expectations for work hours and communication standards

If you’re a manager who has staff that are located remotely, then you know that long-distance leadership has a whole different degree of complexity when it comes to communication and employee motivation. In the past, I’ve offered ideas to facilitate

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Leadership from afar – 4 keys to making it work

My latest article in HRVoice.org shows you how to lead virtual or remote teams. Join the conversation.

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Long-distance leadership? Obtain written progress reports

If you have off-site or remote employees, keep the lines of communication humming by requesting a short monthly written progress report. Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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Long-distance leadership? Plan on at least one informal phone call a week

One informal phone call a week to employees who are off-site, or otherwise remote from their bosses and teams, can overcome the feelings of isolation they often experience.

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Long-distance leadership? Make it easier with office hours

Setting office hours is one easy way to overcome the feelings of isolation often experienced by employees who are off-site, or otherwise remote from their bosses and teams.

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