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Managing Employees Who Work From Home, and Other Remote Locations

60 Minutes
6 months
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If your employees are working from home temporarily because of COVID-19 or they are permanently assigned to work remotely, managing these far-flung individuals can present challenges for any manager or team leader.

Are they putting in the hours you expect? Are they overworking and burning themselves out? Are home distractions like doing the laundry and taking care of their children interfering with their work? Are they feeling isolated or even depressed? Are they using their time to search job sites for other employment? Yikes, questions like these can cause you to worry and even lose sleep.

This webinar offers you tools to manage folks from afar so the work gets done, your people are likely to stay with you, and you can get more sleep.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • How to overcome the most common obstacles of success remote team management
  • Four key success factors that will make or break your remotely located team
  • Five techniques for building trust (in addition to being trustworthy yourself)
  • A hierarchy to determine which communication platform to use for the best results
  • Email rules of engagement
  • How to avoid "Zombie Meetings"
  • Tips for keeping your remote personnel informed and involved
  • One major rule for conducting corrective conversations with remote team members
  • Follow-up tactics to ensure work is progressing toward successful outcomes
  • Communication tools that are proven to help virtual teams stay on the same page
  • How to measure work progress so you know they are working as expected
  • How to keep team members from feeling isolated
  • Tools to help you sleep at night, knowing your team is on track
  • The latest virtual platforms available to help you coordinate your team
  • When to use email vs Skype vs Webex, Zoom, GoToMeeting, and other platforms
  • The Empowerment Pyramid® to determine appropriate levels of virtual delegation
  • How to avoid the Dreaded "Bob" syndrome which can sabotage remote team effectiveness
  • How to conduct virtual meetings so they have the best results
  • How to make transparency work so everyone feels connected
  • Four key motivation techniques to inspire remote folks to stay up and stay productive

Who Will Benefit:
  • Anyone who works with other people

Larry Johnson , CSP is the co-author of two top-selling books: Absolute Honesty: Building A Corporate Culture That Values Straight Talk And Rewards Integrity and Generations Inc. – From Boomers To Linksters – Managing The Friction Between Generations At Work. He’s also written for Huffington Post and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal and the Harvard Business Review. He has been interviewed on CNN. Larry has written more than 200 published articles on the topic of improving organizational culture.

An in-demand speaker and organization culture expert, Larry has delivered more than 2000 paid presentations for association conferences, corporations, and government organizations including Texas Apartment Association, American Bus Association, SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management), National Apartment Association, American Health Care Association, Harley-Davidson, Southwest Airlines, Westinghouse and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

He’s also presented more than 300 webinars for his own clients and for various webinar companies. Larry’s Education & Designation
• M.A. Counseling Psychology - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ
• B.A. Education - Arizona State University, Tempe AZ
• CSP - Certified Speaking Professional from the National Speakers Association

Larry’s Experience
• 4 years in health care management
• 7 years as training manager in government and the private sector
• 35 years as president of his own training and consulting firm

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