Effective Remote Communication
Learn communication strategies that inspire, motivate and engage remote teams.
Format: Digital Downloads
Effective communication is vital to the success of any team. It builds trust, and boosts creativity and problem-solving, thereby increasing productivity and success.
And communicating with and leading others is already hard enough when they are down the hall or in the same building. When you add in the challenges of a virtual environment, it gets harder and more stressful to stay connected, communicate effectively and provide the support your staff expects and needs.
Since the day-to-day incidental (and accidental) interactions that occur when we all work in the same location are scarcer or non-existent as a remote leader, what can you do?
In this insightful program, best-selling author and Master Trainer, Guy Harris, and Wayne Turmel, co-founder of the Remote Leadership Institute, join together to teach you communication strategies that can profoundly impact your remote team, increasing communication and trust, as well as collaboration and productivity.
They’ll teach you simple methods for understanding the different communication styles on your team and in your organization. You’ll learn how to tailor your communication to drastically increases your ability to effectively connect and communicate with others.
You’ll also learn tips and techniques to help you determine the most appropriate communication channel or tool to use for the most success. Email, telephone, web meeting, SharePoint? You’ll learn how to choose the right communication and the best technology for every situation.
You’ll also learn:
- How to understand the unique challenges of communicating on remote teams.
- The leader’s role in effectively establish team dynamics, and how to overcome your team’s individual preferences.
- Four workstyles that impact team dynamics.
- Tips for leveraging workstyles to enhance team communication.
- How technology supports -- or gets in the way -- of communicating effectively.
Whether you’re new to leading remotely or a seasoned leader of a remote team, the challenges are the same – and can destroy your team’s success. Join us to learn the communication skills to help you manage virtual employees and teams with ease and success.
About the Presenters:
Master Trainer & Coach
Guy draws on more than 20 years of combined professional and military experience when he consults, coaches, or trains in the areas of team and interaction dynamics, communication strategies and tactics, and emotional intelligence.
Prior to becoming a trainer and coach, Guy served as a Nuclear Engineering Officer in the US Navy Submarine Force, and he worked in leadership positions in both large and small business environments.
With experience and training in technical disciplines and his further training and practical application of human behavior and motivation principles, his unique skills consist of quickly connecting the technical and task accomplishment necessities of business operations with the human factors that often limit rapid implementation and results.
He writes the Recovering Engineer Blog, and he co-authored From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership with Kevin Eikenberry. Guy has both Bachelors’ and Masters’ Degrees in Chemical Engineering. He was a qualified Engineering Department head in the U.S. Navy. He is a Master Trainer and Coach in the DISC Model of Human Behavior, and a Workplace Conflict Resolution expert.
Co-Founder and Product Line Manager of the Remote Leadership Institute
For 20 years Wayne’s been obsessed with helping managers communicate more effectively with their teams, bosses and customers. He’s the author of several books that demystify communicating through technology including Meet Like You Mean It – a Leader’s Guide to Painless & Productive Virtual Meetings, 10 Steps to Successful Virtual Presentations and 6 Weeks to a Great Webinar. His work appears frequently in Management-Issues.com.
Marshall Goldsmith calls him “one of the unique voices to listen to in the virtual workplace”. He works with organizations around the world to help people use technology to lead people and projects and build productive human connections in an increasingly remote work environment.ORDER NOW
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