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ATD Facilitation Best Practices Slides

Thanks to all who attended the ATD Madison Chapter presentation in May 2019. I invite you to download the slides from the presentation below – please contact me with questions about virtual facilitation at LeeJohnsen@PartnersinDevelopment.net. Download slides here – Partners in Development for ATD – 2019

[WEBINAR] 10 Ideas for Virtual Team Building Activities

In the absence of regular face-to-face communication, virtual team members can become disengaged and lose focus. Yet, when managed well, virtual teams can outperform teams that reside onsite. The key is finding creative ways to provide a clear sense of the team’s purpose, vision, and goals and let each team member know they are making […]

NEW! Literally Virtually: Download the Book Resources Here

How can you ensure your virtual workforce will not only survive, but excel? If you’ve read my latest book, Literally Virtually, you have had the opportunity to discover the techniques that high-performing virtual teams incorporate for success. In fact, using virtual teams can be a transformational strategy for cost reductions and efficiency gains. The resources […]

[WEBINAR] Challenges and Advice for Mobile Teams

A remote workforce and virtual teams are trends that continue to grow every day. Today, over 50% of all organizations now rely on the work of virtual teams. And by 2020, 62% of employees are expected to work in virtual teams. It appears that the trend of virtual teams and remote workers is exploding at […]

[PODCAST] Brace for Impact: The Virtual Workforce is HERE!

How widespread is telecommuting among the U.S. workforce? Which industries and organizations lead in offering telecommuting working options? What could make telecommuting work for their unique companies? Get the answers to these questions and more in this exclusive podcast!

Introducing Literally Virtually: Making Virtual Teams Work

For the past several years, I have dedicated my life’s work to discovering the key differences that lead to success for remote workers and virtual teams. Knowing those differences has led me to create a model and a process for high performance. To support the model, I have created tools, techniques, assessments and trainings to […]

[PODCAST] Transforming the Workplace of the Future

What are some of the benefits to organizations for having a diverse and inclusive virtual workforce? For the full podcast, subscribe to the Ascendis Leadership Academy.

You Have Questions, I Have Answers (Webinar Edition)

Due to the overwhelming response to my last webinar, we had to end the Q&A session with respect to time constraints. I appreciate your enthusiasm for the topic of Mobile Workers in Virtual Teams, and asked attendees to send me their questions that I did not have the opportunity to answer. Here are my responses: […]

[VIDEO] Managing Virtual Teams – A Global Discussion on Leadership

Learn from the experiences of another virtual team leader as he shares his lessons learned, some things he’d do differently, and tips on working with team members from the Asian culture. Managing Virtual Teams – A Global Discussion on Leadership can help you and your team members overcome some of the challenges due to time, distance, technology […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Global Virtual Teams: The Pitfalls of Being Worlds Away

In this easy-to-view infographic, learn the ups and downs of virtual teams and what the real challenges are to high performance. Then contact us to help you and your teams put in place the best practices that will close the gaps and help your team achieve even higher results.

[VIDEO] Virtual Team Project Management: Introducing the Team Operating Agreement

Virtual Team Project Management: Introducing the Team Operating Agreement: Chart Your Virtual Team’s Course describes the challenges of Andrew, one virtual team leader and his team members as they struggle collaborate and coordinate work processes and build relationships. With the assistance of his colleague, Andrew discovers what a Team Operating Agreement (TOA) is and how it helped his team […]

[VIDEO] Interactive Activities to Build Your Remote Team – Part 2

Interactive Activities to Build Your Remote Team focuses on the influence of culture on global virtual teams. There are two videos in this series. Part 1 describes some of the challenges and successes of global virtual teams and the impact of high complexity on these teams. Part 2 looks at some of the differences among cultures and […]

[GUIDE] Cultural Dimensions

This document is a companion to my video titled Bridging the Distance. Bridging the Distance focuses on the influence of culture on global virtual teams. The video is in two parts. Part 1 describes some of the challenges and successes of global virtual teams and the impact of high complexity on these teams. Part 2 […]

[PDF] The Influence of Culture

This document is a companion to my video titled Bridging the Distance. Bridging the Distance focuses on the influence of culture on global virtual teams. The video is in two parts. Part 1 describes some of the challenges and successes of global virtual teams and the impact of high complexity on these teams. Part 2 […]

[VIDEO] Interactive Activities to Build Your Remote Team – Part 1

Interactive Activities to Build Your Remote Team focuses on the influence of culture on global virtual teams. There are two videos in this series. Part 1 describes some of the challenges and successes of global virtual teams and the impact of high complexity on these teams. Part 2 looks at some of the differences among cultures […]

[VIDEO] Better Meetings: How to Beat the Challenges of Virtual Working

[PRESENTATION SLIDES] Maximizing the Power of Virtual Teams

Recently I had the pleasure of presenting the attached Powerpoint at the St Louis chapter Association for Talent Development.  For those of you that attended, I greatly appreciate it and wish you continued success! I hope you find this information informative and inspirational. At Partners in Development, we look forward to assisting you and your […]

[VIDEO] How to Build Trust in a Virtual Workplace

[VIDEO] How to Fix Virtual Team Challenges Before They Happen