Effectively Leading Remote Teams - can it be done?


How to balance performance objectives with engagement and maintaining a sense of wellbeing.

Whilst there are lots of blogs and webinars on leading remotely there are very few leaders who have done this successfully over the long-term.

The current situation demands that leaders respond and adapt to new circumstances. This may require refining practices, approaches and language so that their team can succeed in a remote-work environment for as long as it takes.

In this webinar Deb will bring together 25 years of virtual leadership practice with the latest research, thinking and best-practice in this field.

The content explores best-practice, proven, practical techniques for: 

  • Understanding the key differences when leading remote teams, especially in highly volatile environments.
  • How to prioritise the operational meeting structures and content that will work best for your organisation considering any dependencies. 
  • How to communicate and create shared agreements when you can’t ‘see’ or stand next each other – it does change things!
  • How to hold effective meetings to ensure both quality discussion and high levels of participation. 
  • How to do the ‘small things’ that are never small at all – such as giving and receiving feedback, noticing wins and progress.
  • Best practice performance management including a practical model to help you understand what level of detail you should be working at.
  • Communicating performance expectations, exploring what needs to be negotiable right now and how to discuss these elements.
  • How to stay connected when we don’t ‘see’ each other for long periods of time.
  • Maintaining development and learning opportunities for their team when traditional sources are limited. 
  • Supporting resilience, wellbeing and work/life balance for employees while they work from home.

This session will be interactive and includes the opportunity for Q&A. The slides include ‘how to’ guides and further reading references.

Learning Outcomes:

  • practical strategies to manage a geographically dispersed team effectively. 
  • how to hold effective meetings, generate discussion, contribution and drive outcomes in a virtual environment. 
  • how to lead virtual teams effectively to drive performance whilst maintaining connection 

Suited to:

Professionals, managers and business owners who now need to lead a team of people who are working remotely. 

This is an excellent introduction for those who want to understand more about leading remotely for the first time and for experienced professionals it will update existing skills sets with some of the latest thinking and research resulting from COVID-19.

Presenter Bio:

Deb is the owner of The Amplify Group, a business that uses best-practice frameworks to deliver practical, high-impact leadership, change and inter-personal skill building workshops. Deb’s passion is to help professionals deepen their self-awareness and embed behaviour that creates new levels of performance, engagement and results for them. 

Deb has over twenty years’ experience in Executive Leadership positions where she has managed very large remote teams of more 3,000 people for some of Australia’s best known and highly regarded companies including Vodafone, BUPA and OPSM. Deb holds a BA (Psychology) and a Masters of Organisational Coaching (Sydney University). Deb’s clients span the retail and wholesale property management, banking, legal, technology, transport and motoring, and telecommunications industries.

You will be provided with:

  • The PowerPoint Presentation slide deck
  • Any Supporting Documentation
  • The Webinar Recording to view multiple times for up to 6 months
  • An opporunity to submit questions during Q&A

  • Aug 13
    Thu, 10:30 AM AEST - 11:30 AM AEST Online
    • $185.00 incl. GST
    • PD hours: 1

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Our webinars operate on a 'one-connection-one-fee' basis so you can have your whole team participate for one cost effective price and claim CPD points.


Like the topic but can’t make the time? Register for the Live Session and you’ll receive the Recording regardless! You can watch it as many times as you like for up to 6 months. You will also receive Supporting Documentation.