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Leading Virtual Teams Revisited – with Martin Hawksey

This week we are going back to the origins of Leading Virtual Teams! Join us, Maren Deepwell and Martin Hawksey, in this joint blog post and special podcast episode: Maren: Hi Martin! Been a while since we last blogged about leading virtual teams and hybrid working. So… I have lots of questions to get us started: tell us a bit about what your current work set up is like, and what you are particularly interested…

Fresh listens: Podcast Season 3

I’m really excited to have Season 3 of the Leading Virtual Teams Podcast finally underway. It’s a new season in every sense… and that is why I am kicking off with ‘new pencil case’ moments in episode 1: This episode celebrates the start of September, and the new season or start of term for many of us. I have recently tried out a ⁠new gratitude journal⁠ share ideas for how to find bright spots in…

#LVT23 – How to Lead Virtual Teams: Part 6 – Set intentions for your practice

Congratulations on making it to the last part of the How to Lead Virtual Teams course! In this final part of the course, we are going to complete a closing reflection. Our focus now shifts back to your intentions for the course and how you might develop your professional practice. Listen and reflect This week, the podcast (25 min) includes a guided reflective exercise to help you reflect on what you have learnt and how…

#LVT23 How to Lead Virtual Teams: Part 5 – Leading team activities

This post provides all the information you need for Part 5: Leading team activities (originally released 19 May ’23). Each part includes a podcast to listen to, prompts to help you reflect on your practice and inspiration to explore the topic further.  Listen to the course podcast This course is podcast based and you can take part by simply listening each week as a new topic is released. This week’s episode: S02E16 – How to Lead…

#LVT23 How to Lead Virtual Teams: Part 4 – Fostering a shared team culture

This post provides all the information you need for Part 4: Leading team activities (originally released 12 May ’23). Each part includes a podcast to listen to, prompts to help you reflect on your practice and inspiration to explore the topic further.  Mid-point check-in – 5 min Before we jump into the new topic, let’s check-in with how things are going halfway through the course. You can do this simply with a pen and paper, or…

#LVT23 How to Lead Virtual Teams: Part 3 –Setting shared expectations

This post provides all the information you need for Part 3: Setting shared expectations (originally released 5 May ’23). Each part includes a podcast to listen to, prompts to help you reflect on your practice and inspiration to explore the topic further.  Listen to the course podcast This course is podcast based and you can take part by simply listening each week as a new topic is released. This week’s episode: S02E14 – How to Lead…

#LVT23 How to Lead Virtual Teams: Part 2 – How we work and onboard new colleagues

This post provides all the information you need for Part 2: How we work and onboard new colleagues (originally released 28 April ’23). Each part includes a podcast to listen to, prompts to help you reflect on your practice and inspiration to explore the topic further.  Listen to the course podcast This course is podcast based and you can take part by simply listening each week as a new topic is released. This week’s episode: S02E13…

#LVT23 How to Lead Virtual Teams: Part 1 -Course Orientation

Welcome to the course orientation 🙂 If you are registered for this course, you will receive 2 emails from me each week, one on Fridays to introduce the topic and a second one on Thursdays with a round up of resources and a quick recap. Course overview Each course topic includes a podcast to listen to, prompts to help you reflect on your practice and inspiration to explore the topic further.  Here is an overview of…

Course preview: How to Lead Virtual Teams ’23

We’ll be getting underway on 21 April. Here is a quick preview of what to expect:  Course schedule Course delivery Each week you will receive 2 emails from me, one to introduce the topic and a second one with a round up of resources and a quick recap. Each course topic includes a podcast to listen to, prompts to help you reflect on your practice and inspiration to explore the topic further.  No screen time, no rigid…

How to… Lead Virtual Teams.

I am really excited to share a glimpse at my next project: How to… Lead Virtual Teams – a course in ten podcasts. What is it like to manage a virtual team and to lead an organisation from home? How can you not only meet budget targets and KPIs but balance business needs with employee happiness and wellbeing? My aim for Leading Virtual Teams as a book was to explore current practice in succeeding in…