If you are leading a remote team, whether you've been doing it for years or are doing it for the first time, pick up a copy of David Burkus' just released book, "Leading from Anywhere". It's a fantastic guide to the many challenges and opportunities remote leaders face in today's world, as remote work has become a mainstay and an integral foundation for collaboration. One … [Read more...] about David Burkus on Leading from Anywhere, Working Remotely
2020 had it all ... except what most of us were planning to get from it as we approached this day, New Years Eve, in 2019. We have lived through interesting (and historic) times -- a global pandemic, asteroids passing near earth, climate catastrophes, economic shutdowns, and murder hornets in our backyard, to name a few. In the face of the fear and suffering 2020 has given us, … [Read more...] about A Lesson from 2020: We Must Slow Down
One of the founding beliefs of Remotely is that we know better and should do better. Better at what? Everything. We not only have the knowledge we already need somewhere in our world, but the wisdom is freely available to anyone willing to seek it. This is especially true regarding organizational design and leadership in a world where teams are distributed, untethered from … [Read more...] about Remote Work. A better way?
It is still going to be a few months before we get the whole RemoteReady training and certification together, but the concepts at the heart of our effort continue to reveal themselves through the work of others. In particular, there is a great deal of commonality with the work of wise authors such as Karen Mangia. Karen recently published "Working From Home: Making the New … [Read more...] about Are you ready to be RemoteReady? Join us to find out.
As we Launch Remotely at this important time in history, it’s fortunate that one of our first webinars was with our dear friend Lee LeFever, who just released his second book “Big Enough”. In it, he chronicles the decisions he and his partner Sachi made as they scaled their business, and purposefully right sized it to the lifestyle they wanted. You don’t need to build the … [Read more...] about Big Enough: A fireside chat with Lee Lefever
In our Remotely webinar on Collaborative Productivity, we explored what it is, why it’s important, how to improve it, and why we believe it is the antidote to the challenges presented by remote work. In our first publication of this work, we discuss the need for expanding trust, and the power from creating a collaboration map of where, when, and how team members … [Read more...] about Collaborative Productivity: The Key to Making Remote, Work
Remotely’s mission is to make remote work for everyone. And we mean everyone. What we mean is everyone who is striving to give their unique gift to the world, to lift others, and to aspire to become their most fulfilled self. Regardless of identity, circumstance, or location, we believe that everyone has the potential to do this, if given the opportunity. At this … [Read more...] about To Make Remote Work for Everyone, We Need to AIM Higher