If you are reading this, you intimately know the daily challenges you face leading a virtual team. In my experience, it is difficult enough managing a team that you lock eyes on every day. With virtual team management, you not only need foundational management skills, but you have to artfully customize those skills to bridge the distance between you and the team and team members with each other.
In his book "Leadership and The Organizational Climate", Robert Stringer states that 50% of the climate or working environment on a team emanates from you as the leader. What you do sets the tone. How you communicate sets the tone. How you use the tools sets the tone. Forging team outcomes from individuals that work remotely with flexible schedules and time zon