Article: 16 effective management practices for leading remote teams

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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.

Would you like to add anything else?

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Article: 9 Social Media Platforms That Pay You to Create Content

How many hours you spend daily on your social media platforms? Isn’t it cool to make some money? Well, the article explains which social media platform would pay you for your content, and how.

It is an interesting era for people who have skills (or eager to acquire and develop the needed skills). Some people say that this time is about free journalism, isn’t it?

However, a quick reminder of some needed skills, such as, writing skills, technology skills, research skills, communication skills, and having something valuable to share.

Which is your favorite social media platform?

9 Social Media Platforms That Pay You to Create Content https://flip.it/N50RRq

Article Attached: Influencer mocked for posing in business class: ‘You definitely don’t have a life like that’

“Faking it till you have it” doesn’t really help in social media, especially today when audiences are more educated and more aware of the tricks that some influencers do.

The attached report reflects how being honest is the best way to gain followers in social media. And honesty is what I always call for when advising for growing any social media account.

On the other hand, this attached article highlights how the audience are becoming more skilled in evaluating the information they receive online.. Which is my ultimate goal I am always working for: Evaluate the information always is a crucial skill to gain in today’s world.

Another point I need to stress here is, no short path to success… Work hard, be honest, arm yourself with the needed skills and provide a real value to your audience are the best approach to achieve your goals.

What do you think? Do you agree?

https://www.yahoo.com/news/influencer-caught-lying-flying-business-124316508.html

Kids Can Take Charge

With the rapid changes around us, we, as educators, need to be flexible with the adaptation to new environments.

One of these changes is the skill set that is needed to survive in today’s world. Such skills are essential to every person in order to succeed either in life or in academia or in the job market.

These skills are needed due to the technology explosion, information overflow, and the fast growth of the information industry. Such as, research skills, evaluating skills and most importantly Lifelonglearning skills.

In that sense, we need to encourage, guide and support our students to find their way in the learning environment and help them to navigate through their learning journey in order to acquire the necessary skills, and to master the Lifelonglearning skills.

Our role as educators is changing so is the students’ role. The new learning theories support such changes as well as any new topic.

Encourage the students to seek skills, knowledge and experience on their own terms with your guidance and support.