Your Hybrid Working Plan Requires Guidance

Whether your company is exploring a hybrid or flexible remote work strategy as part of “return to office” plans you need to understand the requirements and adjust your practices to make it work. 

Our Hybrid Working 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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To fully utilize this guide to hybrid working, you need to know where you start.

Through a series of stakeholder interviews our experts get to the root of issues that are hindering the future success of your hybrid team. Your team will receive scores across the three pillars of effective remote work: mindset, infrastructure, and capabilities. 

Understanding the Dynamics of Hybrid Working

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 Manage 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.

Keys to Successful Remote Performance Management

Unfortunately, leaders feel more comfortable when they can “see” employees working. Learn how to overcome this bias.

All team members need to be wary of inclusion pitfalls on hybrid teams and ways to overcome them, including:

  1. Miscommunications
  2. Missed or delayed deadlines
  3. Disconnected feelings
  4. Days filled with video calls
  5. Gossip is commonplace
  6. Micromanagement
  7. Unused vacation time
Knowing Hybrid Working Require Remote-First Practices

Adopting a sustainable long-term strategy for 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 digital-first success. A couple examples include:

  • For Executives: Model a Placeless Mindset
  • For Team Leaders: Establish Practices for Async Communication
  • For Individuals: Establish and Communicate Your Boundaries
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.

Balancing Remote Team Communication
11 Ways Teams Win By Going Async
7 Actions for Effective Async Communication
Taking a First Step in Your Hybrid Working Plan
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