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How to lead a team that is not there?

Hoe een team leiden dat er niet is?

30 March 2020, 10 am. CET

Free Admission. In Dutch.

The Corona Crisis forces many organizations to change the way they organise themselves. As the economy is slowing down and activities are stopping, working remotely is the only way to keep on going.

Where telework took root, it was limited to one or two days a week. Now it’s full-time telework for at least a month. And that’s not so obvious.

A main reason is that a part of the the job is defined by the formal and informal interactions at work. What’s more, people who have never worked from home before, do not have the skills to do so well. An important problem of working from home is also the feeling of being isolated. And finally, homeworking requires specific skills from the leader.

A leader then has to create a psychological context that promotes cooperation within the team, regardless of the distance.

Leaders are asked today to be better than ever. People look at them, what they say and how they say it. Their exemplary behaviour will determine how the team works.

In this seminar we will discuss how leaders can cope with this challenge.

We will deal with these topics:

  • What are organizations doing today to face the Corona-crisis?
  • What are the challenges a leader faces?
  • What does science say about “confinement”?
  • What style of leadership can a leader adopt?
  • How can technology be of help? What are the limits and dangers?
  • How can we deal with mental health issues as leaders?
  • What about our own mental health?
  • How to prepare for the future?
  • Some Practical Tips


Speaker is David Ducheyne
David Ducheyne is a specialist in leadership. He knows how difficult remote leadership is. Under his lead Securex started implementing telework in 2010. He knows the opportunities and the dangers of remote work. Telework was massively used after the terrorist attacks of 2016. The Corona crisis will require people to work from home for a much longer period.


  • The target group is: Executives, Business Leaders, HR Managers.
    We ask consultants not to register.
  • 30 March, 2020 from 10am to 11am. CET.
  • The webinar is in Dutch and focuses on business and HR leaders. Registration is free.
  • The webinar runs on zoom. You will be asked to register on zoom. It’s best that you do this upfront.
There’s also a webinar in English on April 1. Register here.

Leaders must build trust, even when everything seems to be in chaos. When people work remotely, it's even more important to focus on the psychological context of work. We will give 5 actions leaders can take.

David DucheyneFounder of Otolith
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