by Larry English, author of “Office Optional: How to Build a Connected Culture with Virtual Teams“
When COVID-19 began, work-from-home seemed like a blessed stopgap — a way out of working in potentially health- and life-compromising environments, and a way to (partially) manage kids who had nowhere to go during the day. But now, more and more organizations are focusing on how to transition to remote work for the long-haul — from Twitter to Google, work from home is the new office, and likely will be after the long shadow of coronavirus has finally faded.
How do I know this? Because I run a 1,000- employee strong remote organization aimed at helping companies build connected, collaborative cultures outside the traditional office, and we’ve been watching the remote work wave come toward us since long before coronavirus set in. We started all the way back in 1999, and … Read the rest