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Although surgery demands the in-person presence of most employees, some nonclinical personnel may work remotely or on a hybrid basis. In such situations, “remote” leadership skills are crucial. Leading these employees means learning to effectively use and leverage technology such as video calls, email, chat and collaborative software applications to relay information and keep remote staff regularly engaged and as immersed in the work environment as those on-site. The ability to authentically and effectively communicate with remote and hybrid staff will foster connections and a collaborative spirit that could otherwise be missing.

A great leader ensures that all employees, both on- and off-site, stay engaged.

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