Time to discuss remote working strategies: coordinate work intelligently, share information thoughtfully, use smart communication technologies and platforms
16 Tips to Implement Remote Working Strategies in Your Company - Part 2
The Coronavirus pandemic is forcing organizations to send many of their people home and collaborate remotely. Even in the long term, engaging remote or partially remote teams is expected to become significantly more common practice than in the past. On one hand, remote working presents a vast array of opportunities to individuals as well as businesses, allowing them to pursue new strategies. On the other, this practice has many inherent challenges.
In a series of articles, we are sharing a selection of practical tips and ideas to make remote collaboration highly rewarding for your organization. This current piece discusses some of the fundamentals. We look into remote working strategies, such as coordinating work intelligently, sharing information and feedback thoughtfully, and using smart communication practices, technologies and platforms.
Time to think strategically
During conference calls, every participant should switch on their video. You’ll have a more connected conversation when you can actually see each other. In addition, this will prompt members to pay full attention, rather than juggling different tasks during the meeting – such as answering emails or working on unrelated projects.
To take away
Some of these remote working ideas and best practices can be easily and quickly implemented, essentially cost free. Others require more money and time. Nonetheless, you should see quick returns on your investments and the benefits should be immediately visible.
With the right remote working strategies and best practices, your business can reach new heights. Just think about what your teams could achieve through improved collaboration and increased agility! Treat your remote members as integral parts of your team, collaborate with intelligence and discipline, and you won’t look back.