Companies are rushing to launch virtual teams throughout their organizations at an increasing rate. Just consider Gallup’s 2017 report “State of the American Workplace,” which revealed that 43 percent of employees worked remotely in 2016, up from 39 percent in 2012. Don’t forget the impact...

According to the World Economic Forum, telework is “one of the biggest drivers of transformation” in the workplace. This is not news to me. I noticed the explosive growth of virtual teams in my own business years ago. Time after time I watched as companies used...

What have you seen happen when working on a team where the leader isn’t trusted? Or when team members don’t trust each other? I’ve been there and it’s not pretty. In fact, it’s absolutely exhausting, demoralizing and depressing. When trust is absent, people don’t share information,...