Leading a Remote Workforce (Part IV)

In one sense, leadership is the same in all scenarios. It’s about the heart more than the head. As one former boss and mentor of mine said, “It’s about winning and keeping people’s hearts.” Because that’s true, leading a remote workforce or a hybrid workforce is, on the one hand, doing the same things good…

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LEADING A HYBRID WORKFORCE PART I

The reactive (panicked) move to remote work that occurred in 2020 is about to replace by a return to normal…right? Wrong! The pandemic drove us out of the last months of the industrial view of work that said we all have to be in the factory, we all have to be in the office, we…

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Questions for Remote Leadership

Even when the pandemic has passed, the new shape of work will remain. Companies and teams will operate in three ways—fully in person (rare), fully remote (increasingly common), and a hybrid of the two (which we expect to be the dominant form of the future). In a recent course offering, Leading a Remote Workforce (coming…

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5 Key Things to Reinforce in a Hybrid Workforce

Leadership is always about the heart and in all circumstances. The COVID19 pandemic is no exception. Nor will it be any different when the virus is passed and we are left in a hybrid (remote/in-person) workforce. So what do you focus on to win, keep, and encourage hearts? Constantly reinforce culture. This is the way…

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