Constantly on a learning curve, I have read many articles about remote leadership over the years. The advice they give ranges from being trustworthy to having good written and oral communication. Other traits they suggest are proactive, organized, and indefatigable. While fabulous advice and traits I aspire to, I don’t know that they give me the nuts and bolts I long for in growing and sustaining a remote team.
I would encourage you to notice the seemingly insignificant stories and see what we might glean from the one small snippet into their lives. Then we should be reminded that others may see just a snippet of ours, and hopefully see Jesus in the midst.
When the world tells us we’re supposed to be better than, how can we be satisfied with ordinary?
Finding community in a new place can be challenging. God has a plan for you here too. Keep trusting and keep looking for all God has for your here.
Through our PCS (Permanent Change of Station) experiences, we have found that the Lord continues to teach us some things.