Managing Virtual Teams Blog

Spurred by the rise of technology and globalization, there is a new face to the workforce – Virtual Teams. Today people routinely work with colleagues they do not see. But how to create and manage these teams is a skill that many leaders have not yet been trained for. How do managers establish rapport with employees across continents, time zones and cultural differences? Can a strong team be built from widely dispersed people who’ve never met? AIM®/Yael Zofi will answer these questions in our Managing Virtual Teams Blog.

This blog is brought to you by AIM Strategies®, a Human Capital Consulting Firm focused on making virtual teams more effective. Our CEO, Yael Zofi is a Virtual Teams Thought Leader, Group Dynamics Expert, Cross Cultural Coach & International Speaker. She, along with colleagues, will share innovative management techniques that link 5 human connection challenges: managing agile teams, working across cultures, developing global leaders, working your network and managing up.

AIM® designed an accessible site rich with content based on Yael's 25+ years of experience as an HR professional, educator and leadership consultant. In this blog, you will hear more about managing remote teams and the leaders entrusted to guide them. New content will also be announced and shared through AIM®’s social media venues, including this blog and the AIM® eNews, so you can stay up-to-date via your preferred information source.

We invite you to tune in as We will introduce new topics to reach the multi-faceted interests of our readership. It's a "something in it for everyone" design that has our team energized and offers industry specific content. Enjoy exploring the ever-evolving world of managing virtual teams!

How to Make Your Virtual Meetings More Meaningful from a CEO’s Perspective

10 people. 5 countries. 4 time zones. Some might say this is a recipe for disastrous meetings. In many cases, that may be accurate. A team setup like ours presents various challenges, including communication, relationship building, and conducting team meetings.

Posted in Business Conference Call

Engaging Activities Help Virtual Teams Collaborate A New Book by Yael Zofi, AIM Strategies® CEO

“A fantastic compliment to A Manager’s Guide to Virtual Teams. Filled with information and engaging activities, this is sure to become a go-to resource for any virtual manager.” –Mamie Kanfer Stewart, Founder & CEO, Meeteor Yael Zofi knows that a

Posted in Virtual Management

8 Tips for Virtual Performance Management

Volume 16 • Issue 4 Welcome to AIM® Virtual Team Building eNews! With the holiday season sneaking up, end of the year employee performance evaluations are not far behind. Year-end provides the opportunity to take stock of how well goals

Posted in E-News, Uncategorized, Virtual Management

10 Strategies for Virtual Meetings That Win

With the increasing challenges of global competition and shifting market demands, virtual teams are finding it essential to effectively manage meetings anywhere and anytime. Fast-changing technology has provided project managers with tools to facilitate constant communication. Whether it is Skype

Posted in Business Conference Call, Uncategorized, Virtual Management

Cross-Cultural Outlook From a Virtual Team Member in Israel

Volume 16 • Issue 3 WELCOME to our e-Newsletter on our Cross-Cultural Perspective From a Virtual Team Member in Israel! Internationally known, New York City based virtual teams expert and author of ‘A Manager’s Guide to Virtual Teams,’ Yael Zofi,

Posted in E-News

Part II: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Being a Virtual Member

For those of you who liked and were interested in our recent blog about the challenges of being a Virtual Team member – while in Israel, here is the continuation. Internationally known, New York City based virtual teams expert and

Posted in Intercultural Business Communication

Part I: Virtual Team Expert Becomes the Virtual Team Member

Internationally known, New York City based virtual teams expert and author of ‘A Manager’s Guide to Virtual Teams,’ Yael Zofi, recently traveled to Israel to investigate the business climate and see how virtual teams were being run in the Middle

Posted in Intercultural Business Communication
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