Leadership & Productivity in a Remote Workplace with Kevin Kruse

You don’t need to be in a leadership position in order to be a leader, but what does it mean to be a leader no matter where you are and how can you develop your leadership skills in today’s world?


What to Listen For

  • What can we do to become the leaders that are needed during this pandemic?
  • How should we approach the creation of rules and standards in a professional setting and why can it be detrimental if just one person is responsible for such things?
  • Why is it important to live a value-driven life both professionally and personally, and why are values more important than rules?
  • How can an open-door policy in companies be detrimental to productivity and what should you implement in place of it that still allows for open communication?
  • What are the 3 parts we should divide our days into and why can the structure have such a profound impact on our fulfillment and productivity?
  • How can living by a calendar make you more productive than making to-do lists to accomplish the same tasks?
  • What can you do to be more productive if you’re struggling to work from home during this pandemic?
  • What are the 3 agreements remote workers can discuss in order for remote workers to come up with a healthy, productive routine when everyone is used to being in the same office together? 
  • What can you do to work on building a network while we are emphasizing social distancing?
  • Is it too late to start an online business as we enter this recession amidst a pandemic?
  • What can you do to be more social when everyone is trying to socially distance themselves?


Leadership is a set of skills anyone can develop no matter where you are because being a leader doesn’t mean you are in charge of employees or ordering people around. Leadership can be asking a coworker what they think about a relevant topic during a meeting, or organizing a group Skype call with family members around the country. Leadership can be as simple as taking the initiative to do something and inviting others to join you. 


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Resources from this Episode

LEADx website

Great Leaders Have No Rules by Kevin Kruse

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management by Kevin Kruse


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