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Three Tips for Tailoring a Collaborative Workspace

<i>When it comes to collaboration, one size does not fit all. Here are three tips for creating spaces that suit your company’s collaborative needs.</i><p>The …

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Leading Without Seeing: managing distributed teams

The rules are the same. Treat people well. Expect great things from them. Be human. The details though, they make all the difference. Managing the nuances of engagement and productivity with a couple thousand miles between you and your team is both science and art. My name is Shane. I have been …

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How succesful remote team leaders are keeping teams together

Being a remote team leader is anything but easy. It’s a heck of a ride, packed with leadership challenges, demanding a lot of trust

Seven Considerations For A Successful, Distributed Workforce

<i>By Tolga Tanriseven</i><p>Having the right people in place is critical to the success of a startup. So why let your office location limit your talent pool? Today’s emerging technologies gives startups the opportunity to recruit the best and brightest talent no matter where they’re located. And now that …

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10 Ways to Successfully Manage Virtual Teams

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are managing one or more virtual teams, you are not alone. The Workforce 2020 survey claimed that 83 percent of executives plan to increase use of consultants or intermittent employees over the next three years.<p>Virtual teams can be …

Project Management

How to Manage Virtual Teams

When working with virtual teams the basic management tasks or responsibilities remain exactly the same, but checking if the work has been done and if …

Project Management

5 Exercises for Bonding a Far-Flung Team

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Personal relationships are vital in our professional lives. As employees, we are more productive in our jobs and happier as people when we truly connect with our colleagues. High-performance, “people-first” companies recognize this and …

Employment

How 5 Remote Teams Use Technology To Make Long Distance Work

Managing remote teams means getting creative with how you communicate–and using more virtual spaces to your advantage.<p>It’s no secret that many businesses are tapping in to the advantages of having a remote workforce, some of which include higher revenue and employee engagement. In fact, the number …

Video Conferencing

Working Remotely? Try These 27 Tools for Better Communication, Collaboration & Organization

One of the best parts about being in marketing is that most of us can work anywhere and everywhere -- as long as we have an internet connection, it's …

Leading Across Borders Takes More than a Multicultural Background

I recently had a phone conversation with Cosimo Turroturro, who runs a speakers’ association based in London. Simply on the basis of his name, my assumption before the call was that he was Italian. But as soon as he spoke, starting sentences with the German “ja”, it was clear from his accent that …

4 Ways to Take Global Leadership Development to the Next Level

It seems inconceivable that the effectiveness of global leadership development efforts is declining in a time when organizations are increasingly …

Making the Most of Virtual Collaboration

Companies today see a nearly bewildering set of collaborative tools at their fingertips. This begins with overall strategic workflow systems but quickly dives in to everything from document and screen sharing to electronic meetings, voice, web and data conferencing – even calendars, discussion …

Education Technology

Tips for Coaching Someone Remotely

Leaders are providing less explicit direction to their employees these days, and relying more on coaching as a leadership tool, as organizations become flatter and more dependent on knowledge work. But many people also manage teams that span locations and time zones, which means they must do at …

Employment

Best Things To Do In Scotland

Best Things To Do In ScotlandThings To Do In Scotland – With over 20 million visitors per year, Scotland is a popular destination with visitors from …

Edinburgh

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

Germany

Bearing Traveler's Guilt in Scotland

Scotland, Shafted Again<p>Words by Dalene Heck / Photography by Pete Heck<p>It was almost two years ago to the day that we last arrived in Scotland. That …

How Not to Look Like a Tourist in Berlin

By Natalie Holmes, Context Travel<p><i>Originally posted on CNTraveler.com</i><p>PHOTO: ZUMA Press, Inc. / Alamy<p><b>HOW TO GREET SOMEONE</b><p>Being home to so many nationalities, cultures and lifestyles, Berlin has no one set of rules for greeting people. Some go for the double kiss, some for the single, and others a …

Germany

5 Things to Do in Salzburg Austria

<i>A walk from the Salzburg central station to the castle, a visit at the castle and then back again will take you past many of the most famous sites in</i> …

Top 10 Vienna Attractions

While traveling to Europe visitors frequently make a stop in Vienna, Austria as this city is not only a huge hub and crossroads in Central Europe to …

European Travel

A Foodies Delight in Austria

Let’s just get one thing straight – Austrian food is a lot more than just apple strudel. The country might not be famous for its cuisine, and it …

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Brandenburg Gate is the first stop for every visitor to Berlin! The city’s iconic landmark offers fascinating insights into the city’s history.<p>With …

European Travel