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From navigating different time zones to tracking employee performance or mastering asynchronous communication, managing remote teams comes with challenges. Adjusting to this new way of working may have left some teams feeling confused, frustrated, and overwhelmed in recent weeks.

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Devex’s People Team lead, Rachel Korb, is back with tips to help global development organizations avoid the common pitfalls of remote management and adopt practices that will help their workforces thrive, even in these challenging times.

Highlights from this discussion include:

• The challenges of managing a team remotely.
• Defining success and why it is important for team alignment.
• Practices to empower your team.
• Tips for developing your own leadership skills.
• Resources for one-on-one conversations, streamlining communication, and gathering staff feedback.

Speaker:
Rachel Korb, People Team lead, Devex

Moderator:
Margaret Richardson, chief of staff, Devex

Read more tips from Devex on remotely running a development organization and managing teams.

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