Trust. Clarity. Vision. Focus on these to make your virtual team more effective. Do what it takes to getteam members to trust you and each other. Be clear about what each needs to do – specifically. Then make sure the parts fit together in line with the overall vision, Allsteel.’s National Architectural and Design Manager A.J. Paron-Wildes took me through this thinking on the plane to this year’s HATCH. When I saw her last year, she was hoping for a promotion. She got it in March, used First-Time Leader to help accelerate her onboarding into her new role and now has a virtual team of 20 designers spread across the country that others are begging to join. None of this is surprising as A.J. oozes inspiration and enablement from every pore.