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Category: workplace culture

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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It is essential for virtual or hybrid teams to set standards for response times

With today’s blog post, we are now up to Strategy #12 in our ongoing video series on leading virtual or hybrid teams.  Today’s tip is to set standards for response times to emails and voice mails. Set standards for response

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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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If you are a leader, you are a role model (even if you don’t realize or want it)

No one is flying that much any more, including me, but last month I had reason to get on a plane.  I observed a stellar example of leadership on board that I want to share with everyone.  Regular readers of

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hybrid team

Be deliberate about creating a workplace culture for your virtual or hybrid team

Last week I promised that I would create a brand-new video tip series for 2021 on Leading hybrid and virtual teams.  Well today I’m excited to share the first strategy, and this one is all-encompassing when it comes to leading

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hybrid workplace

Four principles for creating an effective hybrid workplace culture

With a vaccine at long last on the horizon, it seems that the worst of the pandemic may be behind us. But even though we may be on the other side of the crisis, COVID-19 has, perhaps forever, changed the

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