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Power Teams Beyond Borders


Power Teams Beyond Borders

How to Work Remotely and Build Powerful Virtual Teams
1. Aufl.

von: Peter Ivanov

17,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 17.09.2020
ISBN/EAN: 9781119762997
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 240

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<p><b>Empower your virtual and remote teams with this comprehensive and timely new resource</b> </p> <p><i>Power Teams Beyond Borders: How to Work Remotely and Build Powerful Virtual Teams</i> shows readers how to unlock the potential of their remote and online teams. Full of actionable advice and concrete strategies, celebrated consultant and author Peter Ivanov offers virtual leaders practical guidance on how to create and sustain online engagement across multiple time zones and cultures.  </p> <p>The book includes step-by-step advice on areas like: </p> <ul style="margin-bottom: 0in; font-size: medium; margin-top: 0in; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;" type="disc"> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">How to build trust and clarity without meeting in person </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">How to establish structure in communications and avoid confusion </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">How to make the most of your team members’ unique talents in a global setting </li> <li style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt 0.25in; font-size: 11pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; user-select: text; -webkit-user-drag: none; -webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; cursor: text; overflow: visible;">How to use the technique of “over-communication” to ensure your team members remain fully informed </li> </ul> <p>Perfect for anyone who’s expected to lead in an online or virtual environment, <i>Power Teams Beyond Borders </i>also belongs on the bookshelves of everyone who hopes to deliver results in an environment that includes remote teamwork. </p>
<p>Foreword</p> <p>Preface</p> <p>Introduction</p> <p><b>Part 1: Building Trust and Clarity: Discovering, Dreaming and Goal-Setting</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 1: From Failure to Amazing Success in Global Teams </b></p> <p>What causes global teams to fail?</p> <p>What do all high-performing teams have in common?</p> <p>Establishing your foundation</p> <p><b>Chapter 2: Personality in Focus</b></p> <p>How to start building trust in your team</p> <p>The importance of empowerment</p> <p><b>Chapter 3: The Strengths Matrix </b></p> <p>How to uncover people’s natural strengths</p> <p>How this works in practice</p> <p>Why personality in focus and the Strengths Matrix is a magic combination</p> <p>How to create a team vision</p> <p><b>Chapter 4: Interdependent Goals </b></p> <p>Start by defining the hottest issues for your team</p> <p>The thinking behind SMART goals</p> <p>Creating SMART goals</p> <p>Name your team</p> <p>Developing your roadmap</p> <p>Sharing responsibility</p> <p>Getting the best from your team</p> <p><b>Part 2: Establishing Structured Communication: Active Collaboration and Coopetition</b></p> <p><b>Chapter 5: How Everyone Can Contribute and Shine </b></p> <p>How to maintain engagement in your regular team meetings</p> <p>Always have an agenda</p> <p>Change the format once a month</p> <p>Allow people to ask questions</p> <p>The importance of time management</p> <p>Making time for personal and professional</p> <p>Don’t have too many meetings</p> <p>How often should virtual teams meet in person?</p> <p>Setting the agenda for an annual meeting</p> <p><b>Chapter 6: Bridging Time Zones and Knowledge Management</b></p> <p>Finding the optimum time for meetings</p> <p>Coping with language barriers</p> <p>How to deal with challenging accents (and make sure everyone is understood)</p> <p>Agree on a channel for urgent communication</p> <p>Knowledge management</p> <p>Encourage people to join a community</p> <p>Build regional zonal communities</p> <p>Best practice for online communication</p> <p><b>Chapter 7: Regular Feedback </b></p> <p>How to structure a performance feedback session</p> <p>Learn the difference between the development plan and performance feedback</p> <p>Why is this so important in virtual teams?</p> <p>Practice generous listening</p> <p>Use the magic words</p> <p>Speak about possibilities</p> <p>Tips for sharing team feedback</p> <p>The formula for a virtual power team</p> <p>Key takeaways on feedback</p> <p><b>Chapter 8: Cross-Company Cooperation and Coopetition</b></p> <p>An evolving environment</p> <p>How to build trust</p> <p>The need for a collaboration agenda</p> <p>Structured communication is essential</p> <p>Finding your optimal culture</p> <p>Don’t forget personality</p> <p>Defining intra-organisational and inter-organisational coopetition</p> <p>Where does inter-organisational coopetition come from?</p> <p>Where does coopetition lead?</p> <p>Why you should explore cross-company coopetition</p> <p>High-profile examples of coopetition</p> <p>How to establish your win-win</p> <p>Developing the right mindset for coopetition</p> <p><b>Part 3: Uniting Global Teams: Leveraging Global Community </b></p> <p><b>Chapter 9: Praise, Praise, Praise </b></p> <p>What qualities do you need to stay motivated when working virtually?</p> <p>How to motivate and retain key team members when you work remotely</p> <p>How to make decisions in hybrid teams</p> <p><b>Chapter 10: Building the Optimal Team Culture</b></p> <p>Case study</p> <p>The three scales for optimal team culture</p> <p>Tips for leaders to adjust their leadership style</p> <p>The four levels of meetings</p> <p>Tips for adjusting your decision-making process</p> <p>Tips to adjust to different conflict styles</p> <p>Finding your optimal team culture</p> <p><b>Chapter 11: Establishing a Winning Spirit </b></p> <p>My team</p> <p>The early stages of the project</p> <p>Taking a different approach</p> <p>The road to Tenerife</p> <p>The outcome</p> <p>How to apply this to your team</p> <p>What if you don’t have the budget to be generous?</p> <p>Use tangible tokens</p> <p>Don’t forget about people’s families</p> <p><b>Chapter 12: Next Generation leaders </b></p> <p>Building virtual power teams under virtual power teams</p> <p>Ways to develop next generation leaders</p> <p>Top tips</p> <p>Virtual power family</p> <p>Why it’s important to foster gravity in your virtual family</p> <p>What can you learn from being part of a virtual power family?</p> <p>Applying these principles to long-distance relationships</p> <p>Maintaining global friendships</p> <p>Connect with your parents</p> <p>Co-living to be part of a community</p> <p>The importance of community</p> <p>My advice for living and working remotely</p> <p>Setting up your virtual working environment</p> <p><b>Chapter 13: Building Power Communities </b></p> <p>Case Study: Youth Against AIDS</p> <p>Lessons for a more remote future</p> <p>The importance of frequent updates</p> <p>Regular updates are essential for strengthening bonds</p> <p>Be clear on your ‘why’</p> <p>Case Study: Teach For All</p> <p>Empowerment and trust building</p> <p>Responding to any major change or disruption (including a pandemic!)</p> <p>Case Study: The Covid-19 pandemic</p> <p>The road to digitalisation</p> <p>Career visibility when working remotely</p> <p>Conclusion</p> <p>Epilogue</p> <p>Acknowledgments</p> <p>About the Author</p> <p>Index</p>
<p><b>PETER IVANOV</b> is an internationally renowned executive coach and business consultant. He is a highly sought-after keynote and conference speaker whose message of how to lead virtual teams has resonated with over 6,000 live audience members in over twenty countries. Peter holds a Master of Science in Mathematics from Sofia University and fluently speaks five languages. He has successfully led 100+ member online and virtual teams that have delivered proven results for many firms across the globe. His work with virtual teams has earned Peter several corporate and industry awards, including the Global IT Connect Award. He is a passionate advocate for agile virtual teams and remote leadership.
<p>Do you struggle to sustain engagement in your virtual teams? Do you have trouble organising the efforts of dozens of people in an internationally distributed organisation? In <i>Power Teams Beyond Borders</i>, renowned virtual leadership coach Peter Ivanov takes you on a step-by-step journey of increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of your online teams. <p>Whether you lead a small and local virtual team, or you are a part of a 100+ member remotely connected international organisation, this book will show you how to better structure your team's interactions for the best results possible. <p>You'll learn how to get the most out of each of your individual team members as well as how to improve communication and connection, even when you're spread across multiple time zones. <p>Perfect for anyone who leads people in a virtual environment, <i>Power Teams Beyond Borders</i> is a necessity in today's remotely connected online world.
<p><b>Unlock the potential of your virtual teams with this comprehensive remote leadership resource</b> <p>Distinguished and experienced author Peter Ivanov delivers a message of virtual and remote team engagement that demands to be heard. Written in three engaging parts, <i>Power Teams Beyond Borders</i> shows readers how to build trust and clarity amongst their virtual team members, establish structured communications that allow all team members to contribute and to fully utilise the global talents of a distributed team. <p>Using this comprehensive resource, those who lead and participate in online and virtual teams will be able to fully engage with their organisational units. Readers will learn to select qualified experts, choose virtual platforms and software and deal with the logistical challenges of working with internationally distributed online teams. <p>Perfect for those who have recently been thrust into a world where remote and virtual cooperation is a new necessity, as well as the veterans of online teams seeking to refine their skills, <i>Power Teams Beyond Borders</i> belongs on the bookshelves of anyone who works with others in a virtual environment.

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