Practical and Powerful Ways to Lead a Remote Workplace
COVID-19 has thrust organizations, big and small, into working from home. Some organizations were ready for this shift while others were not. This course offers strategies to successfully lead a newly remote workforce, whether the shift is temporary or long lasting.
A remote team demands that leaders be laser focused on getting fundamentals right: clear goals, clear communication, great management and great coaching. Like a coach, a virtual leader must leverage team members' individual and collective strengths and coach to improve weaknesses. The challenges of leaders leading their teams and organizations remotely are many. How can one lead effectively when we’re now greeting each other with instant messages instead of a smile and a wave? When we have to meet via video conference instead of in a conference room? The confluence of all the factors this COVID-19 crisis has brought about is unique and leaders must adapt quickly to meet the needs of their business and their teams. This course is designed to give you a solid foundation of communication and leadership ideas and examples, so that the people in your charge have a leader who is prepared to meet the seen and unseen challenges of the remote work environment.
John trained our customers numerous times, and he is an absolute wealth of knowledge. "Mind equals blown" is a dramatic understatement. He is a rare individual that understands the human psyche, team mechanics, and how to tap into these to reach strategic business objectives. He is constantly pursuing higher education and understanding of the complexities involving generational and communication gaps, and is eager to share his unique solutions with others on how to optimize your workforce. He is a real gem and if you are lucky enough to be coached or trained by him, you will receive far more then you bargained for.
Who this course is most suited for:
This course is for CEO’s, business owners, senior and middle management leaders, and team leaders who recognize that they need every advantage they can get so that they have a productive, emotionally healthy, and well led remote workforce. Leading remote organizations is fraught with issues that which we cannot see, hear, touch, or feel. Honing your leadership skills is more important than ever.
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John is an entrepreneur, business owner, and educator whose career focus has been to help people and organizations become “unstuck” in the business environment, and he loves doing this. He has been an adjunct professor in the Suffolk University Frank Sawyer School of Business since 1993, same school where he graduated in 1989. John believes that real world situations and practical education coupled with advanced guidance can help businesses effectively lead through the challenges they face in a rapidly changing business environment.
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Dr. Amanda Lash is a cognitive psychologist and research scientist with expertise in human behavioral research. Amanda received her PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Brandeis University in 2014. She has been an assistant professor of Psychology in Whittier College since 2016. Amanda has been recognized as an experienced analytical data scientist, project leader, educator, and presenter with enthusiasm for knowledge translation.