"Remote leadership is not about distance; it's about connection. It's about inspiring, guiding, and empowering your team to thrive in a virtual environment. It requires effective communication, trust-building, and leveraging technology to foster collaboration and drive results. Ultimately, remote leadership is about leading with empathy, adaptability, and a shared vision that transcends physical boundaries."
By the end of this CAP, you will be able to...
- Describe the key differences between working in-person, hybrid, remote
- Identify ways to ensure a remote workforce is fully engaged
- Determine if you have conscious or unconscious bias related to a remote workforce
- List a number of leadership techniques to ensure that you are an effective remote leader.
This CAP is for you if...
- You lead a remote or hybrid team (either direct reports or indirectly as in a project team)
- You are taking on a new role leading a remote or hybrid team
Growth & Learning
We’ve done the research so you don’t have to. Explore these valuable resources from the best experts in the field
Mastering Remote Leadership: Effective Techniques for Engaging and Leading a Remote Workforce
Insights from HTN: Learn expert strategies to engage and empower your team, optimize productivity, and create a thriving remote work culture in today's dynamic business landscape
Five Ways to be a Successful Remote Leader
Article: This article delves into the challenges faced by leaders and employees during the transition to remote work, recognizing the potential risks of overwhelm and burnout. The article offers five practical tips for effective remote leadership.
How to Build and Maintain a Remote Culture
Article: Building a thriving remote work culture is crucial. This article offers five expert tips to shape a cohesive and productive remote work environment for your team
What Great Remote Leaders Do Differently
Article: This HBR article discusses the concept of micro-understanding, where managers foster trust, prioritize results over monitoring, and establish a supportive presence that empowers employees to thrive in a virtual environment.
The Four Best Ways to Engage Remote Employees
Article: This article offers four strategies to level up internal communication, improve participation, show appreciation, and measure remote employee engagement, ensuring a thriving and connected remote workforce.
What is Proximity Bias and How Can Managers Prevent It?
Article: Learn how to create an "excellence from anywhere" culture, mitigate face time concerns through proactive measures, and push for equal treatment and autonomy in determining work arrangements, ultimately fostering a more inclusive and productive workplace for all employees.
Put Into Practice
It’s time to put what you learned into real-world practice. Here are a few steps you can take
Check your proximity bias
Reflect on the importance of overcoming proximity bias to create a more inclusive and productive work environment. Use the following worksheet to reflect and implement recommended strategies today.
Assess your remote leadership effectiveness
Assess your leadership effectiveness in managing a remote team to identify areas of improvements and become a better leader.
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