During times of change and transition, maintaining consistent communication with your team is essential. Hopefully, you already have a comfortable rhythm for virtual team meetings and regular check-ins. When communicating with employees during times of global uncertainty, what you may not have considered is the need to adjust the tone, frequency, and even duration of your one-on-one meetings. These internal communications with your team members not only allow you to do a pulse-check on everyone’s mental and emotional well-being, they also offer an opportunity for real human connection.
For more information on managing a remote team and leading during crisis, read Change Leadership: Recognizing the 3 Phases of How Employees Process Change.