Managers! This feature is exclusively for you. You had a grand plan, and you were so sure it would work. In an ideal virtual world, it still could.
But in the real one, your team Just. Doesn’t. Get. It.
It's every manager's nightmare, whether you are in a large corporation or running your own business. Despite wanting to gather the troops in a room and give them a piece of your mind, you soldier on... but, for how long?
Virtual reality of a different kind - working remotely has changed the way many of live. For one, it doesn’t involve putting on workwear in the morning! Even if you’re the sort that goes to a workplace AND works remotely from there, you still have significant autonomy over your time. What about those inside the four office walls that you collaborate with?
Missed deadlines, an evident lack of communication, people who don’t know each other well enough- as (a modification of) the Leo Tolstoy quote goes, ‘all happy virtual teams are alike; each unhappy virtual team is unhappy in its own way.’
This month, we’ll be discussing why this is often the case, and offering solutions that work.