How to Be a Great Long-Distance Teammate
Remote, hybrid and virtual teams are a fact of life. And working remotely can be both a blessing and a curse. Remote work affords extra time with no daily commute, the opportunity to set your own schedule and the ability to work virtually uninterrupted – with fewer office “drop-ins”. And yet it’s easy to become more focused on your own work, and less connected to your teammates—struggling to create the kind of bonds and working relationships that get results It’s hard to build and foster trust and great working relationships when you’re working miles (sometimes even time zones) apart.
This course is Based on the best-selling book, “The Long-Distance Teammate, Stay Engaged and Connected Working Anywhere,” by Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel. It will help empower individuals to transition from being a solo member of a team to becoming a true teammate.
This course is ideal for: Individual contributors who are part of a project or functional team, independent contractors who need to build long-lasting professional relationships, or anyone who must work with people who work in a different location.
At the end of this program, participants will:
- Describe the challenges and possibilities of remote teams
- Assess your current team(s). What are its strengths and weaknesses?
- Apply the 3 P Model for being a great remote teammate
- Describe what builds trust on any team, and how you can build it with others in a remote environment
- Apply tools and techniques for creating great working relationships using your organization’s technology
- Develop an action plan for strengthening relationships, trust and communication on your remote team
There is a big difference between working from home and contributing and making a difference as a member of a remote team. Learn how to move from surviving with your computer at home to being an integral part of a successful team – even when you don’t see those team members everyday (except perhaps on a Zoom call)!
This 2-hour workshop is a small group experience – the class size is capped at 10 participants to allow maximum interaction and learning.
No upcoming live dates at this time. Check back soon for updates.Check out our other live workshops here.
Our expert facilitators can deliver our existing programs internally for any organization. You choose the time, duration and content that is best for your organization and your employees. By bringing the training in-house, you realize significant savings on a per-employee basis and get a world-class training experience.
If you or your organization want to bring this course on site to your organization - either as is or customized - contact us for more details.