My experience of frontline staff and leadership development combined with a 20-year history of working from home, being part of remote teams, and also remote leadership roles, perfectly places me to assist you with resources. The video series on Remote Working Teams includes modules such as:
The video series on Leading Remote Teams includes modules such as:
The series are available in an “off-the-shelf” format or can be customised to your specific industry and business and your branding.
Contact me to talk further about how these series can help make your remote working experience as success!
I was sitting in my boss’s office about to be on-boarded from my first remote leadership role. It was the early 90s and the office decor of dusty greens and even dustier salmons (is that what pink was called back then?) was all the rage. In preparing me for this remote role in which I would be home-based, he made this comment, “You won’t hear from me unless something goes wrong”. He was an old school leader, and genuinely believed that he was giving me an affirming message - that he trusted me to get on with the job and if I didn’t hear from him, I was to take it that he was pleased with the way things were going. That style of leadership wasn’t effective then and it isn’t effective now. Fast forward to 2020, and that style of remote leadership won’t be effective with the general populace, let alone with millennial’s who will become the majority of our workforce within the next seven years.
During the Covid-19 lockdown I got a call from a client that, if I am to be honest, surprised me. They are a substantial business with a lot of office-based staff spread throughout New Zealand, and having seen my videos on “how to stay motivated at home” they were calling to ask me to produce two video series - one for remote workers, and the other for people leading remote teams. As a business they were really impressed with the remote working experience that had been forced upon them through the Covid-19 lockdown. They were seeing great productivity gains from staff despite the presence of young children in some homes, and many of their employees had indicated a strong desire to continue to work remotely at least some of the time in the future. If you’re listening to this video it’s quite likely that you are a business who is strongly considering or has already embarked on the remote working journey as the new normal for you and your staff. However, like my client, you’re aware that we are early on in this journey and in order to adequately support your remote working team, you are looking for resources to achieve this. My experience of frontline staff and leadership development combined with a 20 year history of working from home, being part of remote teams, and also remote leadership roles - perfectly places me to assist you with resources. The video series on remote working teams includes modules such as productivity and performance, your relationship with your manager and the remote team, and work/life balance and well-being. The video series on leading remote teams includes modules such as culture and connectedness, horizontal and vertical teams, and remote communication and motivation. The series are available in an “off-the-shelf format” or can be customized to your specific industry and business and your branding. Give me a call to talk further about these remote team video series!
“Here’s a book that is written in a clever way that allows you to dip in and out wherever you like- you’ll be able to open any page and find something that will help you achieve more with enthusiasm. Here is the ideal solution for those who haven’t got time to read a whole book-although after you’ve read a few of the ‘Motivation Equation Hacks’, you may decide that it’s in your best interests to read the whole book!”
Steve Gurney- Legendary and Iconic Athlete
Record Winner (9 X’s) of the “Coast-to-Coast”-New Zealand’s Toughest Single Day Multisport
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"To spend an hour with Glen is to drink from a fire hydrant of new ideas and be challenged and motivated. If you’re lucky enough to get the opportunity to work with him then grab the chance! (His books are awesome too!)"