May 01, 2020 The Management Issue

Managing Multiple Offices: 5 Strategies Every Leader Must Know

Creating a unified community across multiple offices will help your firm grow and thrive.

Matthew Driggs
A red chair stands out from a light blue set of table and chairs against a light blue background.

A red chair stands out from a light blue set of table and chairs against a light blue background.

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As little as 30 years ago, only a few firms had multiple offices. Now, with technological advancements, many have satellite offices. My firm has expanded into five states throughout the Northwest and now has 10 offices. We have discovered firsthand that having multiple locations has its challenges. But by adopting the following five strategies, you can help your remote offices grow and thrive.

Effective Leadership

In a firm with multiple offices, everyone needs to be absolutely clear about who is the overall leader of the firm, as well as who leads each remote office. And those leaders need to ensure everyone, regardless of where they’re located, feels part of something big. One useful tool is to build out a company structure chart so every employee in every office knows exactly whom to go to with a problem or idea.

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