Managing Teleworkers in Government

John O'Duinn John O'Duinn, Author, Distributed Teams - The Art and Practice of Working Together While Physically Apart

About this training Permalink

This training provides government leaders with strategies, tools, and best practices for effectively leading in a distributed (remote/telework) model. The focus is on the unique challenges of leading, mentoring, and managing while physically apart from your team.

Prerequisites Permalink

Training - “Effective Telework in Distributed Government Teams”

Who it's for Permalink

  • Anyone leading or managing a remote / teleworking government team

What you learn Permalink

  • Tools and processes to promote transparency and accountability

  • Strategies for recruiting, interviewing, and onboarding while teleworking

  • Handling one-on-one calls and reviews

  • Tactics for helping staff address issues of isolation and loneliness

  • Fostering team culture and trust while physically apart

Format Permalink

  • Four 90-minute virtual sessions, over a 4-week period

  • Includes hands-on exercises and “homework” to practice concepts and techniques

  • Q & A to address your agency’s specific concerns

Follow-up Permalink

Cost Permalink

$20,000 for up to 20 participants

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John O'Duinn

John O'Duinn

John O’Duinn is the author of "Distributed Teams - The Art and Practice of Working Together While Physically Apart." He is a senior technologist, entrepreneur, and frequent international speaker on the benefits and strategies for remote work. John served in the U.S. Digital Service in the Obama White House and has provided workshops and mentorship to distributed teams around the world. He co-created the State of Vermont policy encouraging remote work to promote economic growth, and is now supporting the development of other economic development policies for multiple jurisdictions worldwide.



Get customizable training for small or large groups at your agency on remote / telework best practices.


Get personalized coaching and implementation help for building effective distributed government teams.


Get one-on-one consulting for orientation on telework policies and best practices, along with recommendations for your agency.