People in many organizations have been working from home for years. However, with the current COVID-19 pandemic, many more workers have been working from home for a year or more. For those folks and those who supervise them, who were new to this mode of work, understanding how to accomplish goals in this new environment required a quick learning curve. Working from home can be as productive or even more productive than traditionally going into the office. Use basics and advanced approaches to get the job done in the most efficient and effective way and avoid frustrations and limitations.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this webinar, you will be able to::

  • Maintain and manage a home office; avoid pitfalls; maximize benefits
  • Establish guidelines to separate work and family life and accommodate reality
  • Work efficiently and effectively as an individual
  • Build a cohesive team virtually
  • Manage a team working from home, including planning, reviewing progress, and evaluating performance
  • Establish more efficient processes and improve performance
  • Incorporate the best approaches from working from home into work in the office

Area Covered In The Webinar

Assess your strengths and challenges working from home

Understand how your personality preferences affect your strengths and challenges

Solve communication challenges working from home

Develop a plan to maximize strengths, minimize challenges

What are the common pitfalls, distractions, and stressors of working from home? Which ones need actions on your plan?

Guidelines for separating home and work life

Set up a productive home office

Apply your work style to setting up your "office"

  • What equipment and support will you need?
  • Logistics and reality check
  • Manage work strategically

Dump the To-Do list

  • Use a mission-driven plan
  • Focus on results not activity
  • Streamline procedures and processes
  • Optimize technology use

Effective virtual meetings

  • Eliminate bad meeting habits
  • Focus on results and action
  • Avoid work-from-home temptations and traps

Create your own "office rules"

  • The dangerous lure of multi-tasking
  • Develop accountability with teammates or team you manage

Approaches to improve accountability

  • Develop team accountability rules
  • Assess team accountability and other key team functions
  • Create your full transition and mission driven work plan

Evaluate progress against plan

  • Continue to improve
  • Include personal interactions and communication
  • Enjoy working from home

Identify benefits

  • Apply benefits back in the office
  • Is the workplace forever changed?

Who Will Benefit

  • CEOs / CFOs / COO / CIOs
  • Chief People Officers
  • HR Personnel developing work-from-home guidelines
  • All Executives
  • Hiring Managers
  • Operations Managers
  • Technical Managers
  • All Management
  • Sales & Marketing Professionals
  • Project Managers
  • IT Managers
  • Supervisors / Team Leaders
  • Payroll Professionals
  • Compliance Professionals
  • Directors
  • Employees
  • Anyone working from home for the first time
  • Anyone with limited experience managing “distant” workforce


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Rebecca Staton-Reinstein, Ph.D., and President of Advantage Leadership, Inc. works with leaders and their organizations to Increase your bottom-line results through strategic leadership, engaged empl Know More

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