Forbes: 10 Ways To Make Everyone On Your Remote Team Feel Connected

Forbes: 10 Ways To Make Everyone On Your Remote Team Feel Connected

10 Ways To Make Everyone On Your Remote Team Feel Connected

Telecommuting continues to be on the rise as more companies realize its various benefits, such as greater productivity, better retention, and lower real estate and overhead costs.

However, one aspect of remote work seems to worry some, and that’s the interpersonal factor, or, rather, how a lack of face-to-face interactions might affect work. As the traditional work environments that we know begin to shift, companies are adapting as well. If you’re concerned about how your remote team might stay connected, members of Forbes Coaches Council offer their advice below.

 

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Establish Daily Check-Ins

Daily communication and connections can happen through a knowledge commons such as Slack. Set a routine for a daily or weekly team video chat that allows for business overview and a designated time for sharing team wins. Always find a time to incorporate informal conversation so the team members are connecting on a personal level. Their collaboration will be far richer with this strategy.   –  Jen Kelchner

 

This article has a mention by Jen Kelchner or is authored by Jen Kelchner and was originally posted on Forbes.com. Jen Kelchner is a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council and frequently writes on leadership and the workplace.

Forbes: Seven Strategies To Position Yourself As A Leader At Work

Forbes: Seven Strategies To Position Yourself As A Leader At Work

Seven Strategies To Position Yourself As A Leader At Work

If you’re new to your job or organization, getting recognition (and perhaps a promotion) as quickly as you would like isn’t always easy. Some companies will have a very traditional hierarchy, requiring that you cozy up to the right leaders in the company in order to move forward; other more open organizations might reward you for being a great team player who values communication.

Regardless of what type of company you’re working for, if you know you have the skills to lead, it’s on you to demonstrate that to the right people. By understanding where you fit in, branding yourself correctly and identifying opportunities to show your leadership skills, you can accelerate your career.

Below, seven leadership and career coaches from Forbes Coaches Council share seven proven strategies for getting where you want to go this year:

 

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Maintain Confidence and Create Connections

Someone’s depth or breadth of experience isn’t what qualifies them as a leader. It’s more about the inherent gift and drive a person brings to the table that attracts and influences. In order to position yourself as a leader, you must embrace and maintain confidence in who you are and create authentic connections with those you want to influence. – Jen Kelchner

 

This article has a mention by Jen Kelchner or is authored by Jen Kelchner and was originally posted on Forbes.com. Jen Kelchner is a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council and frequently writes on leadership and the workplace.

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