Teams now work remotely with each other, and for team leads and managers, it is even more challenging to keep the teams motivated and efficient as there is a critical component of team dynamics that is missing: face-to-face communication and interaction. While in normal situations, experienced managers usually work out any motivational, stress or efficiency matters, by sitting down with team members, asking questions and in one-on-one discussions, it is now more difficult to do so.
Reading between lines, understanding emotional state of your team members who work remotely and do not have the benefit of work environment and colleagues around them, is what it boils down to managers managing remote teams. Emotional Quotient is now the critical skillset any manager need to have in order to navigate this crisis with his/her team and come out strong. Learn the latest from visual arts to social psychology and other behavioural sciences and how to leverage these techniques to read, boost and manage your team efficiently.