team communication

Be Present in Social Media

be present in social mediaYou really have to be present in social media marketing for it to work the way it should. Social media is about so much more than uploading a document into Hootsuite and considering that to be your posting for the… Continue reading

Working with Virtual Teams: Part II

codingWe started our Working with Virtual Teams series last week and this post is going to dive into the importance of clear communication among virtual team members.  When selecting or interviewing virtual teams to work with, be sure you have your list of questions ready to ask.  Some of the important questions or considerations that we have found are:

  1. Who are the team members and who does what?
  2. Who is responsible or who will be the primary contact?
  3. What central on-line area will we use to communicate?
  4. Will we have team calls and if so how often?

Some of these questions will depend on the work being done and on the team being hired.  With our particular team, we tend to have initial meeting calls with our clients by including a few key members of the team to be on the call.  We have found this helpful because many times, a growing company is just not aware of what exactly they need.  Some need help with marketing, others need help with calendaring and scheduling and others simply don’t know what they need or how to figure out what they can off-load.  When multiple team members are included, we can come up with the most efficient use of people-power. Continue reading

Communication with Team Members

Communication with Team membersCommunication with team members is vital to your success as a leader.  There are so many ways to keep in touch with your team members as you grow.  Direct sales organizations used to meet in the living rooms… Continue reading

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