Working from home isn’t as easy as it looks, but running a team without being together is really difficult.
The MyWord team have been thinking about what makes a virtuous ‘virtual line manager’?
Here are our seven suggestions for how to lead successfully when your team are in isolation.
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- Establish rhythm
Be clear each week on how and when you will connect, both with individuals and as a group.
- Publish priorities
What are the outputs you are looking for each week? Be open and specific about priorities.
- Share transparency
Make sure everyone knows what is expected of everyone else.
- Catalyst for connections
Make time in your own working week to think about collaboration.
- Celebrate success
Don’t wait until you’re together. Find new ways to share achievements.
- Best practice
Help team members to learn about new working practices and technology capabilities from each other.
- Always check-in
See how your people are feeling? What more do they need? What else might help them?