Ask Sophaya: How Do I Manage My Slacking Staff?
Dear Sophaya, I have a team of mixed office and remote employees, and I’m really lucky that the majority of them overdeliver, have great attitudes, and are just a pleasure to work with. However, I have one particular remote employee who is constantly underperforming. I’ve talked to him about this before and asked if I… Read more »
What to do When a Remote Colleague Disappoints
Dear Sophaya, Most of my team works remotely. We have our own projects for the most part, but we work together on some of them. One of my colleagues isn’t doing her part. I’m not her supervisor so I can’t really tell her what she is supposed to do. I also don’t know what else she… Read more »
Ask Sophaya: Learning to Communicate with Global Teams
Hi, I work as a project manager for a large international software company. I’m American but I have colleagues from all over the world. During team calls, it can be hard to get some colleagues to participate in the discussion. How can I change this? Signed, A Globalized American Hi Globalized! It’s always a challenge… Read more »