How to Lead Virtually in 2021 and Beyond (EP054)

In the current business environment, many professionals are asking themselves, “How to lead virtually in 2021”, or “how can I be successful at virtual leadership”. If you’re an emerging leader and you’ve asked yourself these questions while you’ve been working from home, this week’s podcast episode and YouTube video are for you.

Virtual leadership requires a shift in your leadership skillset. You don’t have regular in-person contact with your team which makes communication, and other essential leadership skills, much more difficult. 

On top of that, stress levels are high. People are frustrated. Your team may be losing motivation or they may be overwhelmed. 

As a leader, it’s really important that you keep on top of all of these issues so you can continue to move projects along and achieve your leadership goals.

In this episode, I share seven tips to help you stay on top of your leadership game in 2021 and beyond.

How to Lead Virtually in 2021 and Beyond

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • Look at it as a learning opportunity.
  • Ways to adapt your communication.
  • Check in regularly with your team, and how to ask if they’re okay.
  • A good guideline to make meetings shorter.
  • Use an authentic background for video calls.
  • Don’t be intimidated by technology.
  • Take care of yourself (the most important!)

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About Kara

Kara Ronin is the founder of Executive Impressions. She is an executive coach who specialises in leadership presence, social skills and business etiquette. She is also the creator of Bestselling Udemy course, Business Etiquette 101. Kara’s advice and unique perspectives have been featured in Time Inc., Business Insider, Ignites Europe (a Financial Times Service), The Muse, The Local France, The West Australian, and more. Kara works regularly with lawyers, investment bankers, and finance professionals to help them build presence, authority and influence in business. Get Kara's insights delivered straight to your inbox