Conflicts are inevitable in any workplace, but can be particularly challenging in distributed teams, where team members don’t work in the same office. As a leader, it’s important to understand these differences, so you can prevent
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The youngest Millennials (also know as Gen Ys), and their younger sibling Gen Z, expect more from their workplace.
Most workplaces still carry over baggage from 200 years ago, when offices were invented. But people are becoming much more entrepreneurial
Many managers admit they don’t know how to manage and lead virtual teams effectively — particularly when it comes to trust, communication, managing deadlines, and achieving consensus in decision-making. Even worse, there are some common myths
External workers – such as freelancers, contractors, consultants, and workers in the sharing economy – are no longer just fringe workers, but an important part of the workforce. Even if you’re an experienced leader, the rules
We now have so many options for doing work – and that brings more flexibility, greater access to talent, and better integration of work goals with personal goals. But this also needs a new mindset around work, for everybody in the workplace
We have recently seen some interesting purchases, mergers and developments from high-tech companies that will affect all workplaces. In this episode, we’ll look at how they influence the future of work in general, and distributed work in
In an office, people build trust through personal interactions. They work in the same building, park in the same car park, and eat at the same canteen or local cafés. They bring in birthday cakes, send their children to the same schools, and
For the last 200 years, the office with a permanent staff has been the default work environment of the knowledge worker. But it wasn’t in the past, and it’s not necessarily the best for the future. What would the workplace look like if offices
Innovation is everybody’s business, and it’s more challenging with a distributed team. However, that doesn’t mean it can’t happen – it just has to be designed and engineered into your work practices.
Technology is bringing us all closer together, and physical distance no longer needs to be a barrier to communication and collaboration. But this “End of Distance” also brings its own challenges, especially if you’re a leader working