Influencing Virtual Teams

17 Tactics That Get Things Done with Your Remote Employees

A step-by-step list of psychological persuasion tactics that you can implement straightaway with your team. 

You’ll Learn:

  • How to increase compliance by 33% using a single word.
  • How to effectively set and manage deadlines.
  • How to increase trust among your team (using a step-by-step approach).
  • What you need to do before, during and after every meeting to increase adoption rates.
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  • This book lays out the imperatives of managing virtual teams. Hassan’s framework will differentiate between good and great managers."

    Marjon Dean

    Global Account Executive at Microsoft
  • Packed with concise, specific advice to make your life much easier when communicating with your remote employees."

    Pilar Orti

    Director at
  • This book includes many immediately actionable ideas for managing a distributed team. [You'll get] key tactics that will make a big difference in your work day."

    Tom Moor

    Co-founder of Sqwiggle and Buffer
  • Smart, easy to read, and pragmatic. ‘Influencing Virtual Teams’ is now a must-read for all of my clients building remote teams."

    Patrick Linton

    Co-Founder of Bolton Remote
  • Solid communication tips that will help you build a productive remote team. Everyone managing a remote team will find something useful in this book."

    Lisette Sutherland

    Collaborative Community Specialist at

Hassan Osman

About the Author

Hassan Osman, PMP

Hassan Osman is a virtual teams and project manager expert. 

He is currently a PMO director at Cisco Systems*, where he leads virtual teams all around the world on delivering complex IT projects.

Prior to Cisco, Hassan was a manager at Ernst & Young, where he analyzed failing projects at Fortune 500 companies, and recommended solutions to fix them.

He was also a research assistant at Harvard University, where he studied issues related to virtual teams.

Hassan is a certified PMP, CSM and ITIL, and regularly blogs about managing remote teams on 

*Views are his own