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Perfect Phrases for Virtual Teamwork: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Fostering Collaboration at a Distance by Meryl Runion

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CHAPTER 7Set Clear Direction

Where are you going? It’s hard to create a map if you don’t know. Start by getting your direction clear. You started this process in Chapter 3. Review the steps and results of that work as you prepare your team launch.

Perfect Phrases to Open a Launch Meeting and Introduce the Virtual Team Purpose

While relationship building is a critical component of your launch meeting, people want to know why the project matters and what the work is before they get to the softer relational stuff. Immediately provide the vision of the project and an understanding of why the mission is important. If necessary and possible, open with an explanation from top executives or key sponsors to underscore the significance of the team mission. ...

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