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Let us help you keep productivity up (& your sanity) during this time of transition.

Leadership Training for Virtual & Remote Work.

Capabilities for the Future.

When Virtual Leadership Is Done Right, Every Person, Purpose and Profit Grows.

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Companies have never been more distributed, with offices and teams spread across the country and the globe. Virtual Work Insider personally coaches teams, executives and companies to thrive across any distance. As the first to establish virtual business driving practices within one of the most respected Fortune 500 companies — we provide the skills and tools to lead, influence and strengthen ties with geographically distributed teams, clients and direct reports. Our 18 years of experience within client-side companies, advertising agencies, and managing external partners, is incomparable. See more…

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“I saw first-hand that geographically distributed companies were struggling to achieve business growth and inclusion, so I designed a new way to fully drive results and integrate employees.”

Sacha Connor, Founder & CEO

Virtual Work Matters More Every Day.
Insider Knowledge Makes a Difference Immediately.

of professionals work remotely at least once a week

productivity improvement of distributed teams with the right process and tools.
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A New Kind of Modern Leadership is Required

Leaders and Teams Need the Skills to be Effective and Efficient Virtually.

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Virtual Work Leadership Training

We specialize in personalized group training programs to develop the skills to lead and influence virtual teams, manage client and agency virtual relationships, and coach remote direct reports.

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Virtual Employee Resource Group Creation

We’ll personally help you create, lead and establish a Virtual Workforce ERG to increase effectiveness and inclusion within your distributed company, coordinating and concentrating the efforts of your D&I, HR, IT, Real Estate and Business strategies.

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Opening your eyes is the hardest part — to the fact that the workplace is now virtual, that people are spread across office sites with some fully remote, but mostly, that a perspective change is required to succeed in this new reality.

“Sacha was a pioneer of remote work at Clorox; she successfully led a marketing organization and participated on the homecare leadership team while working over 3000 miles away for more than 8 years.”

Chris Hyder
Vice President, General Manager

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Negotiating Remote

Make the right virtual case with an Insider Strategy.

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Plug us in to run your virtual meetings, brainstorming sessions and conferences.

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Introduce us to your new tech platform, tool or software for remote work—so that we can share it with our clients and our following.

Our experience can help you experience the best possible future for your company.

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Focused Remote Work

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This is a common story, but easily remedied with a small investment of time.

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  📣  Polls are going to be easy to incorporate into Microsoft Teams Meetings by late November - early December 2020! Here's the scoop on the new functionality.   Previously in Microsoft Teams, polls could just be created in the Teams chat pane.  Now the...

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Virtual Work Insider
Virtual Work Insider21 hours ago
I love talking about the intersection of marketing and virtual work!

Join me on January 28th 3-4pm ET for an Association of National Advertisers (ANA) event.

We are going to discuss how to leverage technology tools to fuel your virtual events, how to create engaging content and attendee experiences, and what it takes to execute an awesome keynote event in 2021.

I'll be joined on the panel by:
- Ed Seiders: Director of Business Development, 20/20 Visual Media
- Heather Wilson: Marketing Communications Lead, Greenphire
- Jason Weldon: President, Synergetic Sound & Lighting

Register for the free event here: https://anab2bphilly.org/events/
You don't have to be an ANA member to register.

#virtualleadership #remotework #virtualmeetings #virtualevents
Virtual Work Insider
Virtual Work Insider3 days ago
⑼ Leaders of virtual teams need to especially show vulnerability. In this series I’m sharing my top 10 tips from my 10 years of #remotework.

I’ve had to work on this, especially as an introvert – to actively & publicly share my story through multiple communication tools with my teams.

I came to realize that the more open I was and the more I shared – the wins and the losses, my strengths and my opportunity areas – the more others were willing to share back with me. This enabled trust to build faster, especially when I might only be in person with my team a few times per year.

Here are a few tactics to try to bring out your vulnerability:

➡️ Create an “about me” one-pager that includes photos of your family, pets, hobbies, & favorite places, and also shares your strengths, work style, hot buttons etc.

➡️ Send short videos that introduce your team to your household or gives a tour of your remote work location

➡️ Reflect on what’s hard by sending a note each Friday that recaps what you learned that week, including what was hard for you personally or professionally

➡️ Ask your team to watch Brené Brown's “A Call to Courage” Netflix special & debrief

DM me for info on our #virtualleadership workshops

#remotiversary #virtualteams #hybridteams


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