COVID-19: How to Effectively Manage Remote Employees for Business Continuity

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    Speaker: Larry Johnson

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    Duration: 60 Minutes
    Product Code: 51168
    Level: Intermediate

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Whether your employees are temporary home-workers due to the Corona Virus Pandemic or are out of the office most of the time; whether they’re all in the same city or spread around the globe; whether they sometimes meet face-to-face or never see each other; managing these far-flung individuals can present challenges for any manager or team leader.

This webinar discusses how to manage remotely located teams in an effective manner and keep up their performances.


There are many scary aspects to managing a remotely located team. Will they do what they’re supposed to do? How do I know what’s going on? What if they’re headed in the wrong direction and I’m unaware of it. Will they become distracted or demotivated? What happens to team spirit? The list goes on and on. This webinar will give you tools and insights to you help quiet these fears and succeed in spite of them.

You will learn:

• How to regularly stay in touch with team members without them feeling micro-managed.
• A sure-fire method for miscommunication between you and your team.
• Do’s and Don’ts to keep you out of trouble with your virtual team.


Here’s what you’ll learn about managing a remotely located team:

• Tips for keeping your remote personnel informed and involved.
• Motivation techniques that work and those that don’t.
• Communication tools that are proven to help virtual teams stay on the same page.
• How to effectively motivate and keep team members from feeling isolated.
• Four key success factors that will make or break your remotely located team.
• Strategies to manage performance and keep your team on track.
• When to use email and how to use email effectively
• How to plan virtual meetings so they have the best results.
• How to overcome the “trust” issue - both of them and of you.
• How to make transparency work so everyone feels connected.

The bottom line is that you will acquire new tools to help you be a more effective virtual team leader.
All the research tells us that people are our most important resource so it makes sense to develop that resource as best we can. Join Larry for a one-hour webinar that will give you the tools to maximize the power of those who work for you


You will acquire new tools to manage remote employees that will help you become a more effective virtual team leader.


Anyone who manages remotely located teams


Years of Experience: 30+ years

Areas of Expertise: Leadership, Organization Culture, and Employee Development

For thirty years, Larry Johnson has been helping organizations create more productive cultures through the development of strong leaders and dedicated employees. He has received rave reviews from more than150,000 business, government, and health-care professionals in every state in the union, as well as

in Great Britain, China, Indonesia, Central America and Australia for his presentations on the topics of leadership, change, customer service, and honesty in business. Additionally, Larry has eight years of real life experience as a manager in health care, three years as a manager in city government, and 30 years as president of his own consulting firm.


Larry is the coauthor of the highly acclaimed, top-selling business ethics book, Absolute Honesty: Building A Corporate Culture That Values Straight Talk And Rewards Integrity and the landmark guide to managing inter-generational conflict, Generations Inc., From Boomers To Linksters, Managing the Friction Between Generations at Work. 

Larry has been quoted in CNN Tech, the Wall Street Journal and the Harvard Business Review. He has appeared on CNN and has written more than 200 published articles on the topic of improving organizational culture.


Among many others, Larry has spoken for Rocky Mountain Governmental Purchasing Association, NAA (National Association of Realtors, National Apartment Association), IREM (Institute for Real Estate Management), Virginia Apartment Association, Westinghouse, General Electric, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Intel Corporation, Southwest Airlines, American Express, McDonald’s Corporation, Federal Express, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, the American Health Care Association, and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.


  • M.A. Counseling Psychology - Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ
  • B.A. Education - Arizona State University, Tempe AZ


  • 4 years in health care management
  • 7 years as training manager in government and the private sector
  • 30 years as president of his own training and consulting firm

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