Helping Your Virtual Team Take Ownership of the Team’s Project

I recently heard from a virtual team leader facing challenges in building ownership in his team. It got me reflecting on my own experience with virtual work and the importance of ownership. I have found that when team members think of the project as “their project,” they have a positive attitude towards it and they put in a lot more… Read more →

It’s Not What You Say, It’s What They Hear

Being that English is considered the language of commerce and most businesses require us to interact with people from different parts of the world on a daily basis, it is important to realize how what we say can be interpreted differently by dissimilar cultures. Proper business communication skills are becoming even more vital to an organization’s success with the growing emphasis on virtual teamwork, cross cultural learning, and working from home.