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How to successfully manage a team you’ve never seen

Have you ever faced a situation where a sales manager has left you with a brand new client, and you have a whole team of developers who only shrug when asked for estimates? What would you do if I told you that I’ve dealt with such cases with neither the client nor the dev team in the same room? Obviously, due to the pandemic the world’s changed and most of us managers have to manage teams remotely, doing our best to keep clients updated, teams motivated and stakeholders informed. It is not a secret that managing  people whom you know personally or have at least shared a cup of morning coffee with is much easier than trying to approach those behind the screen of your 13 inch laptop.  My thoughts are that distance isn’t a barrier once the processes are set up right. Take a look at the simple list of principles that I try to follow to keep all of my fellow riselabers happy & on track.  Online calls are the new meetings. Remember how cool it was to ask a Lead developer out for a lunch and discuss all of the project risks and details in person? Well,…
Alina
29th March 2021