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Coping With Loss on a Virtual Team Offering Support From a Distance
Virtual team members can often feel that they are "out of sight, out of mind," especially in situations where they might need a little extra emotional support.

You can learn strategies for helping your remote colleagues during sad times with our article, Coping With Loss on a Virtual Team.

Then explore how to handle a variety of emotional situations in more depth with our articles, Empathy at Work and Managing Your Emotions at Work.

Enjoy this newsletter!
 
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Coping With Loss on a Virtual Team Coping With Loss on a Virtual Team

Learn how to manage your remote workers effectively in sensitive situations.

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Empathy at Work Empathy at Work

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Managing Your Emotions at Work Managing Your Emotions at Work

Discover how to manage your emotions at work during difficult or upsetting times.

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A Final Note

Virtual team members can feel the loss of a colleague just as keenly as "in-house" workers. When a sad situation befalls your team, remember that it's their geography that is remote, not their feelings and emotions.

Next week, learn how to get through the day without screaming at the people and things that annoy you!

Have a great week!

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James Manktelow (CEO)

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