Remote Leadership

The Right Way to Keep Your Remote Team Accountable

Your attempts to drive accountability may be slowing your team down. There's a better way.

As Covid-19 stay-at-home orders spread, you may be struggling to take your team remote for the first time. It's a high-stress situation, and unfortunately, your intense need to control the situation could be making it harder for everyone.

You can't do anything about what your government decides or what's happening to your customers, so it makes sense to focus on controlling what you can: your team. But some practices that seem logical when you're all in the office together don't work in a remote setting.  

Here are four of the most common mistakes newly remote leaders make, and what you should do instead.