Slack is our new office and Skype and Zoom are our meeting rooms, but what are the challenges of virtual working and how can we overcome them?
Operating virtually all the time can be challenging, especially if you are not a ‘digital native’. You don’t have a physical presence; it’s harder to manage interpersonal dynamics; people find it more difficult to express themselves and they sometimes lose focus. If you’re wondering how to make virtual working work for you and your team, Melissa Raffoni of Harvard Business Review responds to your concerns.
MAKE VIRTUAL WORKING WORK
The first step to becoming a successful virtual leader is recognising that you need to behave differently to when you’re there in person. Ask yourself: