Reframe your team skills for your
virtual environment.

In this introductory course, we focus on the essential teamwork competencies and methods to support your online, in-office, or blended work environment.


Distance Work Essentials for Teams

Here’s what people are saying about this course:

A. Howell

Freelance Work Specialist and Distance Team Leader

"The course provided me with just the right amount of high-level, easy-to-understand – and interesting – content"

I highly recommend this course to anyone interested in either becoming a distance worker or becoming a more effective distance leader. As an entry point to the subject, I found the course provided me with just the right amount of high-level, easy-to-understand – and interesting – content. A focus-challenged person, I found the course’s interactivity, from videos to thoughtfully-designed self-paced exercises, helped me stay engaged from beginning to end.

D. Haney, Ph.D.

Former Supervisor, Science of Learning, Human Performance Center, U.S. Navy, and President, Performance Knowledge, Inc.

"I think that this course is the single best training product I have seen on the subject of distance working and leading."

I have been a distance worker, and distance leader, for most of my career. I think that this course is the single best training product I have seen on the subject of distance working and leading. It is fact-based, easy-to-understand, practical, and organized so that leaders can learn at their own pace and focus on the topics most important to them. Outstanding – and I look forward to future courses!

C. Osborne

Regional Sales Director of a 100% virtual team over four time zones

"The Distance Leader Academy work just delivers."

It is not often that a training or presentation will have an immediate positive effect or outcome, but the Distance Leader Academy work just delivers. Dr. Wells' can do / never say no attitude is so effective. We are lucky that Dr. Wells is on the side of the good guys!

what you get

Here’s what you’ll learn in

Distance Work Essentials for Teams!

Engaging, timely tools

Our courses are designed as 50/50 courses, which means that we developed the right presentation for results. That's the first 50%. The second 50% is tailoring the course resources to work in your personal work environment.


We have carefully constructed each lesson. When you are in the lesson, you aren't overwhelmed with too much information! You can download a single workbook at the beginning of the course, or you can open each lesson's activities as you get to them in your course flow. 

Authentic experiences

In every lesson, you will be able to relate to the lesson material because it was developed by someone like you: a distance leader and team member.


There's no substitute for your own experiences, and you'll find that each lesson asks you to reflect on your own path as a leader and team member. 


You can apply what you learn almost immediately to your workplace... we guarantee it!

Solid methodology

Learn how to build the right connections to lead more effectively!


Using the Distance Work Connector(TM) model, you will forge new connections that reach your employees, enhance your own leadership styles, and protect and grow your career.


You'll build a more distance-work-appropriate vocabulary proven to support your success.

Distance Leader LLC

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