Follow My VoiceImprove the functionalityof your virtual team!
WHAT PROBLEMS DO VIRTUAL TEAMS FACE?40% of virtual team members believe that their groups areunderperforming33% of executives agree that virtual teams are poorly managed56% of poorly managed virtual teams experience communication mix-upsbecause of cultural and language differences70% of attendees multitask during meetings
Meet Robert Redman, the protagonistof Follow My Voice. He is a traditionaloffice worker who has recently beenpromoted to a virtual team manager,but-he has never worked virtually inhis life! As Robert learns the ropes ofleading a virtual team, so can youunder the guidance of the question:HOW CAN FOLLOW MYVOICE IMPROVE YOUR VIRTUAL TEAM?
AFTER READING FOLLOW MY VOICE YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:• Master virtual communication• Hire, integrate, & motivate team members• Solve logistical & cultural problems• Spot disengagement & build engagement• Successfully manage a virtual team• Create intimacy within your team• Improve your working life
VIRTUAL COMMUNICATIONIn Chapter 1, we discuss how to:• Effectively use & write emails• Run masterful virtual meetings• Clearly & properly communicate• Improve your interpersonal skills
VIRTUAL TEAM BUILDINGIn Chapter 2, we discuss how to:• Build trust with team members• Motivate your team• Effectively hire a team member• Integrate new team members
VIRTUAL ENGAGEMENTIn Chapter 3, we discuss how to:• Quickly identify disengagement• Build and foster team engagement• Manage multiple time zones• Consolidate cultural differences
INTERPERSONAL SKILLSIn Chapter 4, we discuss how to:• Build meaningful personal connections• Turn conflict into positive opportunities• Give your team constructive feedback• Build unwavering team resilience
SELF-MANAGEMENTIn Chapter 5, we discuss how to:• Personally engage yourself at work• Manage unwanted stress• Stay focused at work