Tips

There are a great many books in print detailing how to improve your virtual work effectiveness. A recent search on Amazon yielded over 5,800 books on the topic of telecommuting and over 6,600 on the topic of virtual work. Most of these don’t cover the practical aspects of virtual work such as how best to lead a project where many of the members work remotely. This section describes a handful of things we have found to be very effective at improving the productivity of a virtual team or an individual telecommuter.

Meetings

Process

Hardware

  • Purchase a good quality phone headset
  • Don’t bother with video until the technology matures

Software

Explore each of these tips for more detail by clicking on the topic in the left navigation list or by clicking ‘Next’ to explore them in sequence. Check out the templates page for a summary of the templates mentioned in this section.

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