Lisette produces a podcast series interviewing people and companies doing great things remotely. She is the creator of the Work Together Anywhere Workshop now offered in six countries and four languages. She is about to release her long awaited book “Stories Of Remote Teams Doing Great Things” packed with stories and tips for those who want to successfully bridge distance.
Company Profile: Collaboration Superpowers is a company that helps people work together from anywhere through online and in person workshops. The Work Together Anywhere workshop is designed to share experiences and learn how to avoid miscommunications, increase camaraderie, run problem free meetings where everyone contributes, and inspire continuous improvement in remote teams.
Individuals go remote for more work–life freedom, to work in places where they are most productive, and to work on projects they care deeply about. Companies go remote when they can’t find the talent they need locally, to cut costs, and to improve worker happiness and engagement.
Technology is making the world a smaller place and opening up new possibilities for combining work and life. As these options grow, the standard 9-to-5 job becomes less and less attractive, especially to the younger generations, who generally seem to recoil at the idea of spending every day in a cubicle.
In this talk, we will discuss in greater detail what’s prompting people and companies to make the step toward going virtual – and the challenges they face when they do it. What do we get when we go remote? Is it worth it?