You must have heard many people repeating that effective communication is a key to success. Though that may sound a bit cliché, it is an absolute truth. Effective communication is crucial in all aspects of one's life and your business is definitely not an exception to that rule.
Check out the following tips to help you conduct successful meetings with your remote teams.
Communicate clearly what your expectations are on the deliverables
This signifies that whenever you assign a task to a remote member of your team, you should be thoroughly clear about your expectations and the desired deliverables.
Be a leader for your team
Do not try to manage but lead your team. When you lead your team, you provide them a vision that they need to follow. You need to understand the roles of all your remote team members to achieve that vision and also give them the necessary support that will be required by them to succeed.
Establish parameters for accountability
You need to be clear of the kind of accountability your remote members are supposed to have. This is because they do not have a chance to approach you frequently for guidance whenever they face any issues.
Celebrate both work and personal achievements
It is a need that you 'stroke' all your team members occasionally, particularly in matters related to their personal lives. These include celebrating their anniversaries, major achievements, and birthdays, to