Making Virtual Teams Work: Ten Basic Principles - Michael Watkins - Harvard Business Review
1. Get the team together physically early-on.
2. Clarify tasks and process, not just goals and roles.
3. Commit to a communication charter.
4. Leverage the best communication technologies.
5. Build a team with rhythm.
6. Agree on a shared language.
7. Create a "virtual water cooler."
8. Clarify and track commitments.
9. Foster shared leadership.
10. Don't forget the 1:1s.