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 a difference. To provide context and focus to your team building activities, frame them around our Long Distance Leadership Model™. Select the activities that best match the development of your team—from Plan, to Prepare, to Produce, and Results! Here are some of our favorite ideas.