The reality is that remote workers are becoming the norm. Whether it’s people working at home for one day a month, a week, or even full time, or staff who are geographically remote from the bosses, or even salespeople who operate mainly out of their vehicles, virtual leadership is a fundamental necessity in today’s world of business. Employees feel left out and managers and supervisors find communication more of a challenge. But long-distance leadership IS possible … if you’re willing to fine-tune your leadership approach.
In my latest article, recently published in the BC Human Resources Management Association‘s online magazine – HRVoice.org, I offer four specific critical requirements in order to make long-distance leadership work.
Give it a read, and then come on back to the blog and share your experiences. What works (and doesn’t) for you when it comes to virtual leadership?