What are you doing as a leader to ensure that your team is putting into place arrangements and boundaries for themselves around time?
In a remote team there are a number of things that can become commonplace which impact time management and getting things done:
Being called to meetings – outside of your normal working hours (early or late)
Needing to take more time to get things done due to the global scope of the work
Building relationships with others in different locations
Replying to excessive emails to “keep you in the loop”
Being available for others who are working in different locations
As a leader how are you getting people to track their time and effort? Are you considering Time Off In Lieu and encouraging people to use it?
What are the key issues facing your team around time management and remote workforce arrangements?
Check out these articles about remote work:
Plan.io’s article on “How to Manage a Remote Team and Stay Productive”
Don’t Even Try Managing a Remote Team Without these Tools
What other things are important for you to note about your remote team and productivity right now?