Leading a Remote Team is  closely related to Leading Effectively without Formal Authority — which surprisingly became my most-read article on LinkedIn so far. 

You might find the article below especially useful — not only when you are leading a remote team because

1) Most leaders think "physical distance" and neglect the distance in affinity (e.g. different values) which is actually most important when it comes to improving team performance

2)  The article gives very useful suggestions what you can do to leverage the strengths of your team focusing on communication:

  • Don’t conflate brief communications and clear communications
  • Don’t bombard your team with messages
  • Establish communication norms
  • See the hidden opportunities in written communications
  • Create intentional space for celebration