LEADER

Leading teams and people is hard. With remote teams, the role of the leader requires great trust, intentionality and energy. Finding ways to engage with your team members individually and collectively should be your top priority.  

3 Questions for Your Check-Ins

How do you connect with your team members when you work miles apart? Leaders lose the convenience of walking the floor or passing each other at the coffee pot. Taking fifteen minutes a day and asking these three questions in a one-on-one check-in will help you lead remotely with great success. Read more about each question in our blog post, 3 Questions for Remote Leaders to Ask Daily.

1.

Tell me about your highs and lows, personally and professionally.

2.

What tools, resources and support do you need to be successful?

3.

How can I improve as your leader?

5-1-5 Daily Huddle

In order to connect and communicate as a team, a daily huddle is required. Use the 5-1-5 formula to calculate the length of a productive huddle. Find a time that works best daily for the team members. Put it on the calendar. Consider using video technology to see faces and body language. For specific steps to run a daily huddle, click here.

5

mins

Leader: 

Review

Reiterate

Recognize

1 min

Team Member:

Status of Work

Shout-Outs

5

mins

Leader:

Close any loops

Clarify

Congratulate

 
 
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