Author of Work Together Anywhere
Learn about ways to facilitate communication and complex conversations whilst working in a remote team
• Ensure that staff have the correct environment to conduct online meetings and invest in good quality technology • Make sure staff have the support they need and access to meeting records • If leaders need convincing it is important to create a clear case for investing in technology, show them successful examples • Include the leaders in the design of these modern, remote meeting spacesView on infoq.com
Enjoy a Q&A with Lisette Sutherland who talks about her experience of working remotely, the challenges, the benefits and everything in between
• Really consider the design of the workspace when thinking of going remote • Make a to do list with the top 5 priorities and give yourself time to complete them whilst factoring in plenty of breaks • Invest in a strong internet connection and noise minimisation technologyView on remote.co
Discover Lisette's ideas on creating a 'way of working' agreement amongst a dispersed team in order to avoid miscommunications
• Ask your team about what kinds of information they want to share and how, how they want to communicate and how they should collaborate • Use an online sticky note tool to take a team through the process of agreeing the way of working • Keep the agreement live and changeable, update it regularlyView on blog.lucidmeetings.com
Read an interview with Lisette Sutherland about her journey into remote work, her advice regarding the benefits and challenges when creating collaborative communities and her thoughts on the future
• Invest in top quality equipment, reduce background noise and keep the camera on • If you can, hire a remote office manager to coordinate all the activity • Create a team agreement in order to get all staff on the same page, particularly regarding how and when to communicate • Trust your staff to remotely work and focus on results rather than time spent • Always use one time zone to coordinate effectivelyView on medium.com
Listen to Lisette Sutherland discuss, amongst other things, hiring remote workers, onboarding and how to get experience in this fieldView on distantjob.com
Watch a short video with Lisette Sutherland discussion remote working, online collaboration and the challenges one might faceView on youtube.com
Hear Lisette Sutherland talk about remote work and managing remote teams. Plus she shares her tips on the best software to use to video conferenceView on ifyoumarkettheywillcome.com
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