MAKE TIME FOR FEEDBACK
In a great relationship, you are constantly looking out for your partner. You always want to know how their day has gone, and if they had any troubles you will almost always try to fix them.
(I should probably rename this post to dating and remote work engagement tips).
In remote working, sharing the details about trials and successes is even more important.
At meetings or even randomly, you need to set aside a time to connect with remote workers. Give them a chance to communicate their struggles, (so you can help if possible) and their successes so that they (and even the team) can be motivated to do more.
You never know what a few words can do to raise the morale of a disgruntled remote worker.
SET ASIDE TIME FOR GOAL SETTING
For me, achieving goals is one of the best ways to boost my morale.
Once upon a time, my co-workers and I were given a goal to reach. It was uncharted waters for some of us but believe me when I say we spoke every single day as we tried to achieve that goal.
(Humble brag, yes, we achieved our goal!)
During meetings or calls with your remote team, it helps to identify some specific goals, things for them to accomplish over the next few weeks or months.
Remote workers will stay busy trying to achieve their goals, and the feeling of disconnection or isolation will be gone.
It is also important to follow up on such tasks to see how much progress they have made towards accomplishing their goals.
Achieving goals has an air of fulfillment around it.
And oh, in the relationship world, creating a goal for yourself to be the best man/woman for your significant other will definitely help you to become a better person, and will help you to stay happy and connected to your relationship.
Did you think this was not going to have a relationship example?