Leading Virtual Teams

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In today’s digitally connected global environment, many organizations opt to operate virtually with a remote or partially remote workforce. This webinar is designed to improve your ability to effectively lead a remote or virtual team. During this webinar, you will examine the unique opportunities and challenges that come with remote work and explore strategies to enhance your ability to lead your team to success.


Topics Covered Include:


  • Virtual teams present a unique set of challenges, but also a unique set of opportunities
  • Explore strategies to encourage constructive conflict and to discourage destructive conflict
  • Discover best practices for improving a team’s cultural intelligence

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Speaker and Presenter Information

Dr. Parson is a widely respected and proven consultant, speaker, author and executive with Fortune 100 global experience in creating business results. She brings over 20 years of charismatic leadership, executive management, modifying organizational culture and extensive problem solving skills in strategic planning, talent development, program management and organizational change. Dr Parson has conducted organizational, leadership development and strategic planning events for over 7000 individuals within the public and private sector in the United States, Mexico and Brazil. As an executive coach, she also provided coaching sessions to over 500 executives in the public and private sector. Her work is based on extensive experience and research on the dynamics of an expanding requirement to connect leaders to organizational culture to business results. 

Prior to creating Crowned Grace Dr. Parson served as a Vice President at Walt Disney World, where her duties entailed day-to-day operations of the strategic planning process, creating a culture focused on meeting business results, research and development, fiscal planning process, procurement, program management and training and development. She implemented the first strategic planning process for Walt Disney World, leading to changing the organizational culture to focus on delivering customer satisfaction while at the same time focused on delivering business results. The success of this program inspired other divisions of the company to begin actions to modify the organizational culture through qualitative and qualitative methods and thereby increasing the organizational morale throughout the organization. Because of this success, Dr. Stephanie delivered keynote presentations at two of the Annual Balanced Scorecard Conference where she received the highest ratings from participants. During one of the Annual Balanced Scorecard Conferences, she had the opportunity to sit on a panel discussion along side of the Balanced Scorecard Co-Creator, Robert S. Kaplan.  She also implemented the first Program Management Office for Walt Disney World, leading to a rollout of standard practices for project management across the Walt Disney Company. In this role, her team also sourced and delivered over 1200 training seats and implemented a training provider network.

Dr Parson’s other leadership experience includes serving as a Vice President for Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's oldest continuously operating engineering firms; ranked number one in transportation engineering and has major practice areas in energy, power, aviation planning, and facilities engineering from over 200 global offices. As a Director, she led a global staff of 112 professionals for new development and ongoing support for Seagram Spirits and Wine Group. Dr Parson is a military veteran, having served as a decorated officer in the United States Air Force prior to entering the corporate sector. 

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Wed, Jul 31, 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm ET

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