Posts tagged with Remote Working

The benefits and challenges of remote teams

Remote working is becoming an industry standard, especially among digital workers. However, many organisations are afraid of this departure from traditional working practices and are unsure how to manage it effectively.

Not too long ago Marissa Mayer CEO and President of Yahoo! surprised the digital community by ending Yahoo’s long running policy of remote working. 

This caused much controversy as remote working has become standard practice among many digital workers.

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Seven steps for leading distributed teams

The first person I ever managed was located in a different office. I was in London, she was in Maidenhead. We both became very familiar with the M4.

Many years on, I've led a team where just one person out of 16 worked remotely, a team wholly based in America while I was in London, and a boss a hop, skip and a nine hour flight away.

Love it or hate it, distributed is the way the workforce is heading, especially within digital.

So here are my seven simple steps for creating an engaged and effective distributed team. 

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