How to Fit in a Remote Team – What a Founder Says

Entrepreneurs always worry if remote employees would fit into the company culture. We understand the concern, as working remotely is quite different from gathering at an office.

Remote team meeting

It’s easy and natural to blend in when we meet face to face. A new employee comes to your office, meets your staff, and starts interacting within days. They may need a week or a month, but ultimately any new employee fits into your workplace culture soon enough.

Remote work puts a cap on the number of interactions you have. Coming together on video calls for collaborating for a few hours is not enough.…

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7 Ways to Move Your Team Remote

Remote work has been steadily gaining traction in recent years, most especially now. If you’re lucky, you’ve enabled your team to work remotely–but if not, it’s never too late to start.

Video conference call with remote team members

There are many advantages to moving your team remote. The ability to continue business as usual during a global pandemic is maybe the first to come to mind.

Here are a few concrete ways to take that remote team leap for your business:

1. Communicate clear goals and expectations

Make sure each team member knows what is expected of them, not just in terms of definite tasks and deliverables, but also conduct and communication expectations.…

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How to Build a High-Performing Remote Team to Scale Your Business

Remote working

The future of work is remote.

Back in 2014, Stanford University professor Nicholas Bloom declared in Harvard Business Review: To raise productivity, let your employees work from home”.

Earlier this year, Diane Mulcahy wondered aloud in the same publication: “Will the gig economy make the office obsolete?

Pontification aside, most trends indicate the increasingly remote nature of knowledge work. According to NY Times, nearly 43% of employed Americans spent some time working remotely in 2016, a number that’s surely to rise.

The benefits of remote work certainly sound promising – access to a global talent pool, low office costs, and flexibility.…

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