Tag Archives: Global Leaders

How to Manage Global Virtual Teams

Unlike traditional teams, global virtual teams don’t meet at the same location daily, which is becoming more feasible in this century. Globalization has created this concept, a common phenomenon in large organizations and small businesses. According to the Clutch Remote Work Survey, most U.S. workers temporarily work from home at least one day per week, and this trend is not about to fade. While some of us always worked in Global Virtual Teams (GVT), we still meet leaders who prefer to have their team sit in the same physical location with them. Learning to lead global virtual Teams better was a big motivator for me to finalize and publish “The Global Rockstar Album – 21 Verses to Find Your Tact […]

Managing an International Workforce


Managing an International Workforce by Brooke Faulkner via @faulknercreek The worldwide web has also led to a more worldwide economy, and despite recent political manoeuvrings and issues with trade, that situation is not likely to change anytime soon. Many companies have moved toward not only a remote workforce, but one that is international as well. Think of the social media sharing app Buffer. The company has a 100 percent remote workforce with no physical home office. Employees and often their spouses are treated to a once-a-year retreat paid for with the money the company saves on infrastructure. Employees work around the world, in many different places and environments. How do they manage this workforce? How do other countries do it? What does […]