You’re a remote team leader or business owner and you are debating the merits of a company retreat. How great would it be to get everybody together in real-time to work and play together as a team! But how do you justify the investment and quantify the success of a retreat? Since there is no direct way to measure a return on investment financially, we have to look deeper.
Understanding the range of remote work, and particularly the extremes, is important when designing a remote organizations. Today work trends include increasing the flexibility of location. One manifestation of this is large companies heavily investing in communal spaces for employees such as coffee lounges and creative areas. Yet, for many organizations instead of putting resources into company spaces, they address the desire for flexibility by adopting work from home (WFH) policies. These policies vary widely between organizations and are often implemented on a person-by-person model. Yet, this trend continues to grow with 43% of all employees reporting some amount of remote work in 2016.
The eternal question - What makes a manager, a leader?
Theoretically, it means someone who maximizes team efforts for the achievement of greater goals. But practically, there is a lot more to it than just that.
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All businesses need a location -- even if you are an online business owner working from home or roaming the globe!
But don’t worry … the “location” of your business is only a legal formality.
Remote Work Summit has been listed as one of the top 5 remote work conferences of 2018 by Adeva, a company that advocates the future of work initiative and connects remote developers with companies across the globe.
Unlike other events in the industry Remote Work Summit is a 100% not-for-profit event that benefits Konojel and Fincas Buenas - two NGOs that are on a mission to end the systemic causes of hunger and malnutrition in rural Guatemala.
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