Leading Made Simple

Leading a remote workforce effectively!

Growing leaders grow their companies & organizations, too.

Truly effective leaders stimulate their teams to become a highly engaged workforce producing consistently tangible results. Effective, agile Leadership is the most potent ticket for business success, and personal development makes the difference!

Leading a remote workforce
Leading a remote workforce

Your organization’s success hinges on the personal effectiveness of its leaders. Increasing self-awareness, adaptive leadership, communication skills, and the ability to influence beyond formal authority enables the entire organization to reap the benefits.

Working from places other than the traditional office is here to stay!

Consequently, modern leadership has taken on many new and complex dimensions. Advancing technology, changing values, generational differences, and increasing competition have created new challenges and exciting possibilities for every company. Developing and enhancing an organization that can achieve tomorrow’s goals while continuing to meet the daily encounters of today’s changing business environment is critical. To balance these organizational and economic demands a leader needs a systematic, results-oriented approach to organizing, managing, engaging, and motivating their most critical resource, their people.

In a virtual, remote workforce environment particular consideration must be afforded to these leadership challenges:

An Engaging Leadership Presence

Independent of the hierarchical leadership level, the individual leader must be able to clearly recognize, understand, and mange his/her leadership presence as well as it’s impact on the people around them. It all starts with self-leadership! If you can’t lead yourself effectively, how can you lead others?

Interaction & Communication Skills

Reflecting on the fact that leadership is creating results through people, the importance of how we interact and communicate with our team becomes obvious. Effective communication is a prime factor to leadership success.

The Art of Managing Conflict

Conflict is one of the key challenges in any organization, yet it is also one of the main drivers of progress! Managing conflict in a productive fashion becomes even more critical when operating in a virtual environment.

Creating an Environment of Motivation and Accountability

The most effective leaders create an environment were people enjoy motivating from within. Intrinsic motivation is the most sustainable accelerator of productivity and desired outcomes. 

Enhancing Emotional & Social Intelligence

Emotional and social intelligence are great features to have available as a leader. Operating an organization in a virtual environment these features become essential and critical!

Utilizing Generational Differences for Competitive Advantage

During the last 25 years our society and, consequently our workforce, has evolved into 4 distinctly different generational groups. Highly effective leaders must understand how to recognize the differences and lead in an integrative fashion.

Leading Diversity and Inclusion Effectively

We live and operate in a multi-cultural world that requires any leader to seek and find the best in people. Those leaders, willing to approach the differences with authentic curiosity, an open mind, and the resolve to learn will generate a consistent value for their companies and organizations.

Acquiring the right know-how, skills, and habits to lead people to a higher level of productivity and successful outcomes remotely have become crucial to leaders. Every company and organization is forced to accomplish more with less in a competitive, global environment.

Effective leaders are the key to sustainable success, especially in a remote workforce environment.

We have prepared a deep diving, new leadership development process helping leaders to lead their distributed workforce with full confidence and efficiency. This virtual leadership development process is designed to help leaders develop the skills needed to do more with less and be able to aggressively accomplish organizational and personal goals as well as underlying business objectives.

As a result of this process, managers understand why and how they can be essential to achieving organizational objectives. This highly interactive workshop makes effective leadership not only possible but eminently profitable. Request detailed information at [email protected], subject “Leading a Distributed Workforce Made Simple”.

Good luck, lead well, stay safe, and help your team to succeed! If you would like to explore additional ideas of effective leadership let’s talk!

Manfred Gollent

Manfred Gollent is a certified business coach and the founder of QLI International LLC. He works with a variety of clients from Fortune 500 executives to small business entrepreneurs on leadership and strategy development since 2006. Prior to founding QLI International, Manfred has been a turn-around executive in a Fortune 500 company with global operations. During his 30+ years in the corporate world, he led the rebuilding of underperforming subsidiaries in the United States, Europe, and Asia by developing their leadership team and organization, restructuring their market portfolio, operations and efficiency to improve results toward meeting investor’s expectations. Aside from his international corporate career, Manfred has served on company boards in the UK, Belgium, Norway, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, Singapore, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, and the United States.