CHAPTER 22

How to Keep Your Team Motivated, Remotely

by Lindsay McGregor and Neel Doshi

Many leaders establish the foundations for remote work: ensuring colleagues have set up their tech tools, defined their processes, and permanently logged in to their video conference accounts. But this is just the first step toward creating an effective work environment for remote employees. The next critical question is: How do you motivate people who work from home?

It’s often easy for remote employees to focus more on tactical work—answering the right number of tickets, or following the approved project plan—rather than adapting to solve the bigger, newer problems the business may be facing.

But some teams rise above the rest, regardless of the challenges. ...

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