In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins, Eric Geiger, and Daniel Im discuss the growing trend of remote teams and how to lead them well. During their conversation, they discuss the following questions.
- What are some reasons for the new trends of teams working remotely?
- What are some benefits and some pitfalls?
- Can anyone on your team work from home?
- How do you lead a team meeting remotely?
- What are some best practices when working remotely?
“You save a lot of time working remote. You can actually give back more to your church, ministry, or organization by working remotely.”
“One thing you do miss out on when working remotely is the hallway conversations.”
“It takes discipline to be able to work remotely.”
“It’s product management versus people management. One can be managed remotely, the other is a relationship.”
“If you are going to lead a meeting remotely, you have got to use video.”
“Try to send documents ahead of time, so that everyone can have them on their screen.”
“Remote meetings can tend to be shorter because there isn’t the hangout time beforehand.”
“When I work remotely, I don’t dress up.”
“If you are on a remote meeting, learn to mute your mic.”
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