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Published 12 months agoΒ β€’Β 2 min read

Paul Arnesen

HUMAN CAPITAL STRATEGIST

Hello!

This week, let's talk about Remote Work Strategies.

In today's ever-evolving work landscape, remote work has undoubtedly become a game-changer. It allows us to collaborate and contribute from anywhere, breaking traditional barriers.

Here are some valuable insights about remote work strategies for you to ponder this week.

Global Work Insights

Navigating Accountability and Autonomy in Remote Work.

In the last few years, the work landscape is undergoing a monumental shift, with remote work solidifying its position as the new norm. Balancing autonomy and accountability is paramount in this transformative era. In this article, we'll explore the nuances of remote strategies and the crucial role of human capital management.

​Click here to read the full article and gain valuable insights that will shape the future of work.​

Cultural Spotlight

How Ubuntu can be connected with remote work.

Understanding the concept of Ubuntu offers valuable insights for developing remote work strategies, emphasizing the interconnectedness of humanity and the power of collaboration.

Ubuntu, originating from African cultures, encourages building strong relationships and fostering a sense of community within remote teams. By embracing Ubuntu in remote work, we recognize the importance of collaboration, support, and inclusivity.

As diverse cultures unite in Ubuntu, remote teams can leverage their unique perspectives and experiences to create a thriving work environment. Ubuntu teaches us to practice empathy, compassion, and active listening, fostering a culture that values every team member's contribution.

Through Ubuntu, we celebrate the interconnectedness of our remote work community, appreciating the diverse stories and voices that enrich our collective experience. Let's infuse our remote work strategies with the spirit of Ubuntu and cultivate a collaborative and inclusive work environment that propels us towards success.

​Learn more about Ubuntu​

Success Story

How Remote Work Strategies Transformed Buffers' Success

​Buffer, the social media management platform, exemplifies the power of effective remote work strategies. They foster trust and collaboration among their distributed team by prioritising transparency and open communication. Embracing asynchronous communication enables flexibility and work-life balance while maintaining productivity.

Buffer's focus on employee well-being through unlimited vacation time and flexible schedules contributes to a thriving remote community. By setting clear goals and emphasising outcome-based performance, Buffer cultivates a results-oriented work culture.

Their success story demonstrates the immense potential of remote work strategies to drive growth and create a connected, high-performing team.

​Read more about their remote work strategies here​

Resources

Book Recommendation

​"Remote: Office Not Required" by Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson​

This book is a comprehensive guide exploring remote work's benefits and challenges.

Article Recommendation

​"The Ultimate Guide to Remote Work" by Zapier​

This comprehensive guide covers various aspects of remote work, including productivity tips, communication strategies, and setting up a remote workspace.

Podcast Recommendation

​"Distributed" by Matt Mullenweg​

In this podcast, Matt Mullenweg, the co-founder of WordPress and CEO of Automattic, discusses the future of work and remote collaboration. He shares insights and experiences from leading a fully distributed company.

Learn From An Expert

Hear from Zapier CEO and founder Wade Foster about automating Remote Work.

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Paul Arnesen

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