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Teamwork: Lessons from the Meerkat

This article on teamwork was previously published on May 23, 2019 and has been updated When you think of teamwork, the last thing you probably think about is meerkats, those strange little denizens of the Kalahari Desert. By rights these

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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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How to boost engagement in a hybrid workplace

A couple of weeks ago, Sarah Dobson, editor of the Canadian HR Reporter, reached out to me for an article she was writing about how employers can boost employee engagement in a hybrid workplace. I was thrilled to contribute. Read

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leading a hybrid team

If you’re leading a hybrid team, watch out for this landmine!

Many of you are discovering that leading a hybrid team is more difficult that leading a virtual team.  Which is why I have been focusing this year on exactly this topic.  So today is Strategy #8 in our ongoing series

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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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Improve long-distance leadership by conducting a visioning exercise with your team

Today is Strategy #2 in our video series on Leading hybrid and virtual teams.  In our first strategy in this new video series, I explained that when it comes to long-distance leadership, one of the most important things you should

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