In a recent BBC article, they outlined how certain leadership strengths don’t translate in a remote work environment, and how new leadership styles or strengths stand out when working remote.
“In face-to-face interactions, most of us are very easily swayed by the power of personality,” says Purvanova. “Virtually, we are less swayed by someone’s personality and can more accurately assess whether or not they are actually engaging in important leadership behaviours. People are more likely to be seen based on what they actually do, not based on who they are.”https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20200827-why-in-person-leaders-may-not-be-the-best-virtual-ones
Have you noticed your leadership tendencies and behaviors changing during this time working remotely? What skills have you noticed translate best, and which need to be adapted to this new style of work?
Leaders always need to adapt in order to best serve and lead their teams, but especially so in this remote work environment.