With lots of companies adoption full time remote working options for their employees – keeping staff engaged becomes even more important than ever.
My top three tips for leaders running remote teams are:
- Communicate the “why” – staff need to understand and buy into the companies mission and how their role plays its part in the grand plan.
- Give people work that is challenging and fulfilling – no point hiring a gun and giving them boring work. Give them something chunky that they can own and really sink their teeth into.
- The quick catch up – as a leader, never underestimate the power of a quick 5-minute zoom call to ask your staff two questions; How are you? How can I help?
Interestingly enough, these three tips are just as important with remote teams as they are with single location businesses.