Friday, June 27, 2008

You Are Not The Fire Department!

When you are leading people at a distance, like you do in a virtual organization, you have lost the ability to fire-fight effectively since you are removed from the immediate action. Instead you have to rely on trust, process and early indicators to stay informed. You stay ahead of the game by managing to clear objectives focusing on the results and not the activities.

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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