Seven steps to becoming a more successful hybrid working leader
Hybrid working is no longer a temporary measure to reduce the spread of Covid-19. Instead, it’s part of a new business/working model that gives employees greater flexibility and control over their time.
In other words, hybrid working is here to stay.
Generally speaking, staff have embraced this ‘new normal’ with open arms. In fact, you could even say they love hybrid working. Productivity and personal well-being continue to rise, with the trends set to continue into 2023 and beyond.
But how are managers adapting to the challenges of getting the best out of their people remotely?
Well, according to a recent study, many are still struggling. A report by leadership training company VitalSmarts found that 1 in 5 managers feel underprepared or very underprepared to manage their remote teams.
But that’s okay, because great leaders aren’t born; they’re made. And this latest guide from Brother.co.uk is the perfect resource for managers looking to up their remote leadership campaign.
The seven-step infographic starts with a look at the pros and cons of remote working, giving managers the background information they need to make better leadership decisions.
It then breaks down the biggest challenges of hybrid working, complete with tips on overcoming them and making hybrid working less stressful and more productive for your team.
There’s advice on picking the best digital collaboration tools and creating virtual hang-out spaces where your team can make human connections, even when they’re working miles apart from each other.
And there’s some super-useful guidance on fostering a culture of flexibility and responsibility across your remote team, ensuring you can give people the autonomy they want and boost overall productivity at the same time.
You’ll also learn why a hybrid working policy document is one of the most helpful management resources for successful remote leadership.