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How to Manage a Business Remotely

More and more businesses are giving their employees the flexibility to work from wherever they want, but how does this affect the way we manage our staff? BrightCarbon's presentation experts have pulled together some of their expertise in managing remotely to give you some suggestions on how you bring your old management techniques into the 21st Century.

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How to Manage a Business Remotely

  1. How to Manage a Business Remotely
  2. The modern way of working is to work from a home office, connected over the internet.
  3. It saves time,
  4. It saves time, money
  5. It saves time, money, and the environment
  6. is great if you work on your own... Plus you can sit around in your pants if that’s the way you like to work. Which
  7. Not so good if you’re in a team.
  8. In fact managing a team when you’re in different places can be really tricky.
  9. Have a schedule Collaborate Make Friends Here are four ways I try to make my team work together effectively despite being scattered across two continents.
  10. Have a schedule Collaborate Make Friends
  11. This is particularly important if you’re working across time zones.
  12. 9 12 21 16 1 25 10 21 21 .
  13. It’s also really important to be clear on when work or feedback is required FEEDBACK SCHEDULE Wednesday 8th July 2015 10:00am 09:00am 11:00am 12:00pm
  14. Because it’s much harder to chase something up when someone isn’t
  15. And even worse if they’ve finished work for the week and gone to the pub whilst you have 5 more hours to go and really need something from them.
  16. Have a schedule Collaborate Make Friends
  17. It’s difficult to convey nuances of
  18. Talking is much more effective, and lets you do the following points more successfully...
  19. Have a schedule Collaborate Make Friends
  20. Have working sessions.
  21. When you sit in an office you can always ask for someone’s opinion, What do you think about this?
  22. But the barrier to that is much higher if you have to call them up.
  23. Use something like Skype to work on a project together.
  24. Often two heads are better than one so use a tool to work on a project at the same time and share ideas.
  25. Have a schedule Collaborate Make Friends
  26. Don’t just talk about work, it will take ages to get to know your colleagues. How’s work? Worky...
  27. When a project is tough you need to put in extra hours, or just need someone to bail you out.
  28. It’s much easier on both sides if you know and like your colleagues.
  29. And tell your colleagues about something interesting you learned that day, it usually promotes a good discussion. I keep terrapins I can do a headstand for three minutes
  30. And tell your colleagues about something interesting you learned that day, it usually promotes a good discussion. Did you know you could do this in PowerPoint?
  31. So if there’s an ocean, or just a couple of cities between you and your colleagues, it’s no excuse for not having a great team that works together really well.
  32. Having a team that enjoys working together is much easier to manage.
  33. Go forth and work in pants! (Just no webcams please)
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More and more businesses are giving their employees the flexibility to work from wherever they want, but how does this affect the way we manage our staff? BrightCarbon's presentation experts have pulled together some of their expertise in managing remotely to give you some suggestions on how you bring your old management techniques into the 21st Century.

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