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.
SCARF frame, as the author of this attached article, promises to be a great help for leaders especially nowadays when uncertainty rises and changes are coming faster than we think.
The frame that the author highlights would help leader to lead to the desired goal. At the end of the day, the role of leader could be more important than we think. It is the leadership that we seek especially in difficult situations and circumstances. We need the leader to communicate clearly, to be able to predict the future, to make us feel as valued component of the whole process, don’t we?
Status, Certainty, Autonomy, Relatedness, & Fairness. Those are the main points that the author discusses in the attached article.
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?