The confinement helping you may have found yourself introduced quite brutally to remote working. A world where you can attend a meeting in pajamas and don’t have to commute to get to the office.
But with great freedom comes great responsibilities and without the right tools and mindset, you will find yourself pretty soon overwhelmed with a pile of work to get through and too many conf-calls and… distractions -AAAH Netflix! — to get it done.
There’s a lot to be said for remote work, whatever the circumstances if you find yourself working remotely, you can achieve great results and be laser-focused if you are well prepared with the right digital tools and tackle procrastination.
Don’t blame your kids, the TV, or your colleague your worst enemy during your remote journey is YOU.
Without the right discipline, you will pretty soon miss the office this great place for gossip and bad coffee.
This post is intended to give you a set of tips and tools to keep the collaboration going when working remotely.
Vision and Goals
Whether you are the sole remote worker (like a freelancer) or a member of a decentralized team, you and your team must know where you’re heading. With remote work more than ever, make sure everyone is aware of the project’s vision and goals and try to keep it visible.
Set short, middle and long-term goals according to your timeline and industry.
Adopting an agile framework like SCRUM can be a The office can be a great place to bond with colleagues and collaborate but there may be times when you just need to be more productive! great way to do so working in sprints, you make sure everyone has a shared understanding of what the goal for the sprint ahead is.
Remote Work Communication
Lack of communication is lethal for any organization, and the urge for an instant flow of information is higher than ever for a decentralized team.