Oct 11, 2017
Building close relationships with your teams in other countries
Question: What is the best way to build close relationships with my team? - Sarah
The best way to build close relationships with your team is having regular face-to-face meetings. If your travel budget allows, it would be great to have a face-to-face meeting every 6 months or so. Have a 2-day meeting in which you provide updates and the team shares best practices and discusses challenges and solutions.
If you can't do it face-to-face, the alternative is to conduct a regular bi-weekly or monthly meeting virtually. Below are possible topics to discuss and share during the meeting:
Building close relationships requires time and effort. There are no short cuts.