Are you Helping Your Virtual Team Embrace Their Power?

As humans, we have a deep fear of powerlessness. Finding yourself in a bad situation and having no power to change it is one of life’s most psychologically disruptive experiences. Maybe that’s why we love stories of the underdog, whether David versus Goliath or Frodo and the ring — we want to believe that with [...]

Are you Helping Your Virtual Team Embrace Their Power?2018-04-01T22:03:34+01:00

Talent Management And The Virtual Team World

You only need to pick up any decent HR journal or read the latest round of blogs to know that the buzz words at the moment are; talent management, swiftly followed by employee engagement. In challenging economic times managers often make do with the members in their team and their level of capability. Likewise employees [...]

Talent Management And The Virtual Team World2018-04-01T22:03:36+01:00

The History of Virtual Teams

Virtual teams are certainly not a new concept; nor are they fixed within the 21st century. The need for them and their subsequent use has been practised for millennia: from the Roman Empire to the Catholic Church; the East India Company to the Hudson Bay Company; the Post Office to Wells Fargo; and any army [...]

The History of Virtual Teams2018-04-01T22:03:36+01:00

6 Things Every Great Virtual Leader Needs To Know

Virtual teams are increasing as the world’s workforce is changing and becoming more connected thanks to the advance of the internet. While there are many advantages to belonging to a virtual team, it raises the question of how modern leaders will step up to the challenge of managing them, so they can ensure that all [...]

6 Things Every Great Virtual Leader Needs To Know2018-04-01T22:03:36+01:00

Why Do Technical Experts Go Unnoticed ?

Technical experts in the workplace diligently go about their day to day work, but often don't get the recognition they deserve. Why do technical experts not get noticed? I work with many technical experts, whether they are IT geeks (I have been reliably informed they are happy to be known as geeks!), medical experts or [...]

Why Do Technical Experts Go Unnoticed ?2018-04-01T22:03:36+01:00

Virtual Teams – Are They More Productive?

Staying on the theme of, the virtual team, I found this  article about 'remote workers' on the Gallup blog. This article is well worth a read as it throws up some interesting data about productivity and engagement. Both key measures for most of the leaders and managers I come across. It seems at odds with data [...]

Virtual Teams – Are They More Productive?2018-04-01T22:03:36+01:00

Virtual teams ? The Way Of The Future

Over on helpscout I found this interesting article on  why remote teams are the way of the future. It all makes total sense; yet there are a couple of gaps on how teams are managed and developed........??  Why Remote Teams Are the Future (and How to Make Them Work)   It is apparent that remote [...]

Virtual teams ? The Way Of The Future2018-04-01T22:03:36+01:00