Virtual Team Success with Rick Lepsinger
Rick Lepsinger the President of OnPoint Consulting, helping organizations close the gap between strategy and execution, work effectively in a matrix organization and lead and collaborate in a virtual environment once again joins Enterprise Radio.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Rick Lepsinger discuss the following:
- Why has there been a continual increase in virtual work? What are its advantages?
- Why do many virtual teams fail?
- What advice would you give organizations before they go virtual?
- I read your book Virtual Team Success. In it you had a lot of practical tools for virtual team leaders. The launch kit, in particular, stood out. What 1-2 tips for setting a virtual team up for success do you think are particularly important?
- I also noticed your statistic that 40% of virtual leaders are not fully performing. What practices do the best virtual leaders exhibit?
- What best practices can you share to help leaders work effectively in a virtual environment?
Rick is President of OnPoint Consulting and has a twenty-five year track record of success as a human resource consultant and executive. The focus of Rick’s work has been on helping organizations close the gap between strategy and execution, work effectively in a matrix organization and lead and collaborate in a virtual environment.
He has served as a consultant to leaders and management teams at AIG, Amway, Astra-Zeneca, Autodesk, Bayer Pharmaceuticals, Coca-Cola Company, Collective Brands, Eisai Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Goldman Sachs, Hartford Steamboiler, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, Merck & Co., Mphasis, the NYSE Euronext, PeopleSoft, Pfizer Inc., Pitney Bowes, PPL, Prudential, and Siemens Medical Systems among others.
Rick has extensive experience in formulating and implementing strategic plans, managing change, and talent management. He has addressed executive conferences and made presentations to leadership teams on the topics of leader effectiveness, strategy execution, managing change, performance management, 360º feedback and its uses, and developing and using competency models to enhance organizational performance.
Rick has authored or co-authored five books on leadership, including:
- Closing the Execution Gap: How Great Leaders and Their Companies Get Results, published by Jossey-Bass/Wiley
- Flexible Leadership: Creating Value by Balancing Multiple Challenges and Choices (co-author with Dr. Gary Yukl), published by Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer
- The Art and Science of 360º Feedback (co-author with Toni Lucia), published by Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer
- The Art and Science of Competency Models (co-author with Toni Lucia), published by Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer.
- Virtual Team Success: A Practical Guide to Working and Leading From a Distance (co-author with Darleen DeRosa), published by Jossey-Bass/Wiley.
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