Your Return-to-Office Plan Requires Special Considerations
Move beyond a "return to normal" and strive towards a "return to better."
Whether your company is exploring a hybrid or flexible remote work strategy you need to understand the requirements and adjust your practices to make it work.
Our Hybrid Team Guide summarizes the highlights from years of experience working with hybrid teams to help your team understand: the dynamics of hybrid teams, the importance of effective leadership, and the critical elements of remote-first and async practices that make hybrid work successful.
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Through a series of stakeholder interviews our experts ask the right questions to get to the root of issues that are hindering the future success of your remote or hybrid team. We then provide you with scores across the three pillars of effective remote work: mindset, infrastructure, and capabilities. Your scores are delivered alongside an in-depth report on the areas where you can take action.Start Step One Now
Understanding the Dynamics of Hybrid Teams
Take the time to make sure that you're aware of the pros, cons, and challenges of hybrid teams.
Is Hybrid the Best or the Worst of Both Worlds?
Understand the situations when hybrid is better than 100% in-office, when hybrid is better than 100% remote, and when hybrid is worse than both.
Top Challenges of Hybrid-Remote Teams
Walk through the challenges that overlap with fully remote teams and those that are unique to hybrid teams.
Preparing Leaders to Guide Hybrid Teams
When part of your team is in an office and another part is working remotely, there are important differences in how you manage and lead.
Experienced Advice for Leading Hybrid Teams
15 pieces of advice from leaders who have been guiding hybrid teams for years.
All team members need to be wary of inclusion pitfalls on hybrid teams and ways to overcome them, including:
- Craft policies with clarity and intention.
- Develop support for and from leadership.
- Establish clear communication guidelines.
- Rework meetings.
- Ritualize resources for connectivity.
- Build flexible benefits.
Knowing Hybrid Teams Require Remote-First Practices
Adopting a sustainable long-term strategy that includes hybrid teams requires dramatic shifts in mindset, infrastructure, and capability. Each of these guides walk through the critical steps for establishing remote-first practices.
Our Placeless Playbook outlines the steps people at all levels of an organization need to take to achieve healthy, high-performing, and sustainable remote and digital-first business models.
This Guide to Buying Remote Work Training is intended to help you determine if your hybrid team needs training and what type of training you should leverage, so you can deliver results that will benefit your team.
Learning to Lean on Async Communication
Async is not a new concept, but one of the most consistent indicators of ineffective hybrid teams is an overreliance on synchronous communication and a hesitancy to embrace async to accomplish more work tasks. Our series outlines the What, the Why, and the How of async.
THE HOW of async
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