Managing Distributed Employees, April 16, 2020

Thursday, April 16th • 12:00 - 2:00 ET • $250

How is managing remote employees and dispersed teams different? In this workshop participants will understand the unique challenges of remote management. Next, they’ll learn how to optimize work and collaboration in the biggest challenge areas: communication, connection, trust, fairness, and career growth. The result: employees that are engaged and productive, no matter their location.



During this workshop, participants will:

  • Discuss the unique challenges of managing remotely
  • Learn the 5 unique drivers of remote employee success: communication, social inclusion, trust, perceived fairness, and growth
  • Learn how to optimize communication dynamics. Exercises include creation of faster feedback loops, practice with expectation setting and resetting, understanding how to provide contextual information, and analysis of distribution of knowledge that is unique to the remote environment. Also includes awareness building exercises showing how misinterpretations in the meaning of silence can occur, and how to avoid those misinterpretations
  • Learn how to optimize social inclusion, including creating of rituals and developing team cultural artifacts
  • Learn how to optimize fairness dynamics, including how to think about equality vs. equity, how to set expectations well, and how to diagnose if direct report is feeling inequity
  • Learn how to optimize trust dynamics. Exercises include practice with a 4-point checklist for clarity of responsibilities, consistent 1-1s, checkpoints, and results-based metrics (focusing on output and deliverables rather than simply input)
  • Learn how to optimize growth dynamics, including how to help remote employees stretch their skills, create development goals, give them exposure to the right people within the organization, and helping their projects and successes become more visible
  • Create a plan to put what was learned in this workshop into action in the week ahead

 After this workshop, participants will:

  • Increase engagement and workflow for remote employees
  • Know how to diagnose and fix unspoken issues that are unique to remote management situations

Workshop location

This workshop is taught online, with a live facilitator. Once you complete your payment, you’ll receive dial-in and worksheet links a few days prior to workshop.

What you'll need

To make the workshop a great experience for all, you will need:

1. Computer with functioning camera (so we can see you)

2. Headset with microphone (so we can hear you)

3. Pen and paper

4. A nice quiet place to dial in from

Details & Tickets


Thursday, April 16th

12:00 - 2:00 ET


Megan Wheeler

Price: $250/person

Ticket is valid only for date purchased. It is not refundable or exchangeable.