Retaining top talent in a hybrid work environment requires a shift in leadership mindset and an emphasis on trust and accountability.
If you’re dead set on having employees physically in an office building even if it’s not essential to your business, you’ll likely lose out on finding and keeping good employees.
Is your leadership style outdated, or are you well prepared to manage the evolving workforce? If you define yourself as a leader, you operate on trust and believe that people want to work, enjoy their work, and will do their best work in an environment of trust and accountability.
More than anything, leadership, whether remote or not, is about trust. You must trust to be trusted and create an environment where the presence of trust is assumed.
Successfully leading remote and hybrid teams requires different skills to ensure team alignment and engagement. There are some leadership styles that can be detrimental when applied to a remote or hybrid team, and you need to be proactive in addressing those issues before there is a cultural breakdown.
For your organization to remain relevant, you may need to reconsider your reliance on physical space and the ways your managers and leaders support virtual and hybrid teams.
CPED instructor and author Shawn Belling’s latest book, Remotely Possible, provides strategic insights and tactical best practices that help organizations rethink their culture and harness the benefits remote/hybrid environments can bring.
Author and instructor Shawn Belling addresses the challenges and opportunities remote teams face.
Agile project management can help project teams stay on track and be successful. During times of continual change, Agile project management can help project teams stay on track and be successful. Agile was created to embrace change and bring rapid value to your organization. Before you can implement the Agile methodology in your organization, you’ll need to gain organizational alignment in these four areas.
Shawn Belling has been an instructor at the Wisconsin School of Business Center for Professional & Executive Development since 2001.