Remote work is becoming increasingly common. While some enjoy the flexibility that home-based office work can offer, others develop a sense of isolation and pressure to be available on a 24/7 basis. Matthew Barby, a London-based executive at HubSpot, has plenty of experience managing teams spread across continents and time zones. He offers some of the best practices he has developed over the years in an informative article. Leaders and employees who regularly interact with virtual team members can learn from his insights. Open at source
7 min read · Jul 29th · Like it or not, the way we work has already evolved.
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Remote work makes who does and doesn’t actually do work way more obvious.
It removes the ability to seem productive (by sitting at your desk looking stressed or always being on the phone), and also, crucially, may reveal how many bosses and managers simply don’t contribute to the bottom line
In fact, your position at a company becomes more difficult to justify if all you do is delegate and nag people.
~12 min read · 2020-02-11 · Top insights and data from one of the largest remote work reports.
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It seems like remote work might even be the new normal.
Eighty-two percent of respondents who work remotely less than 25 percent of the time want to work remotely more often. Half of those who work remotely 26 percent to 50 percent of the time feel the same.
“the future of coworking is in people's homes because it's the most convenient and reliable option.”
3 min read · May 14th · Remote work expert David Tate wrote that when fearful CEOs talk about workplace culture, they’re really talking about workplace control. Their insecurities demand that the way work is done by emplo…
One quality of a great CEO is the ability to look into the future and show their organization the way forward. Instead of blaming employees, they take responsibility for solving problems.