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(Re)Design your long-distance team | Interview with Wayne Turmel, author of The Long-Distance Team

Does your team suffer from proximity bias or challenged social connections? What do you need to do to create an environment where everyone can contribute and add value equally, regardless of location?

The good news is that conscious design – or redesign – of a team, defining and creating a desired culture, and encouraging and nurturing employee engagement from a distance doesn’t have to be a mystery.

In this Thought Leader Conversation Roger Courville, V2’s Head of Strategy interviews Wayne Turmel, Coach and Master Trainer at the Kevin Eikenberry Group and co-author of The Long-Distance Team: Designing Your Team for Everyone's Success-- the latest from the experts who brought you The Long-Distance Leader and The Long-Distance Teammate.

  • What people do NOT “get” about remote work

  • The 3C model of communication, collaboration, and cohesion

  • What to course-correct if your remote work teams and culture are already in motion

  • How proximity bias denigrates trust and culture

  • The integration of team design and team culture

  • How real time virtual meetings with Zoom, Webex, GoTo Meeting, or Microsoft Teams fit into a mix of communication and collaboration

  • The power of expectations

  • The circumstances when remote teams can be BETTER than in-person teams

  • And more…


Series: Thought Leader Conversations

Sponsor: V2, LLC -- virtual and hybrid event production,

Host: Roger Courville, CSP,


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