Have you imagined that a time would come that your employees will work from home? No one was prepared to manage employees while working from home. However the attached article highlights the most useful tips for managers to handle remote teams, and here they are :
1. Trust your employees
2. Set up recruiting one-on-ones
3. Host daily meeting (cyber meeting) especially for on going projects.
4. Set clear expectations
5. When hiring new members, let your employees be part of it.
6. Always take the most advantages of technology
7. Encourage communication, and plan for vertual activities.
8. Let them know that you are investing in them
9. Aim for shorter meetings
10. Keep everyone involved and in the same page
11. Create a routine meeting, and never avoid vedio callings.
12. Celebrate success and lead with empathy
I believe that the most important thing is that employees should feel the responsibility towards the outcomes of their job, accordingly they should be fully aware of the goals and what is really needed to achieve.
How many times, when you are listening to a song and you found yourself predicting the next word or the next tone? When this happens to me, I think how good I am in predictions till I read the attached article. It highlights how our brain is a very powerful machine, although scientists have not yet discovered it all.
The attached article talks about a study where researchers found how participants were able to predict the next melody when they are listening to a piece of music. They believe that the results could be applied also to languages, and communication.
If our brain recognizes a system to be able to predict the next melody, couldn’t it predict other important events in different domains?
Do you feel that your brain could predict any events in your life?
Communication skills are one of the most essential skills in today’s world to thrive. Although we are aware of the importance of such skills, we, according to the author, sometimes let our surviving brain dominates any difficult conversation instead of having an open mind and learn from the situation.
The author highlights how to survive any difficult conversation especially in the work environment where team work skills are required more than ever.
What did you do when you came across a difficult conversation in your work?
Reading only won’t help much to grow or to accumulate knowledge or skills. To be able to benefit from readings you need certain skills (that are part of the information literacy skills) that I always talk about and encourage everyone to either acquire them or update them. Among these needed skills are critical thinking skills and communication skills.
In the attached article, the author highlights three main points that strength your ability to benefit from readings.
Want to Learn Faster and Retain More Information? A Leading Brain Expert Says Just Ask Yourself These 3 Questions