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
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As the shock of this pandemic has begun to wear off, visionary leaders are reimagining their organizations to optimize their operations and improve the performance of their people working remotely. Some are even beginning to ask, is there a better framework or model for collaborating, innovating, and accomplishing our objectives then how we've been doing things? Are we doing … [Read more...] about Sociocracy, Remote Work, and Distributed Organizations
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?
Whether it is managing your calendar, your home office setup, your bills, your boss, or even a team, we believe the key to success in the era of Remote Work is self-management. Assessing, planning, executing, refining, and delivering ... and learning lessons from everything we do. Of course, the concept of Self-Management is much bigger than this, as it defines an approach to … [Read more...] about Self Management for Remote Workers, With Doug Kirkpatrick