Articles – Koen’s view

A remote first company can win the war on talent

What is a remote-first organization?

Wondering if working remotely is the right fit for you? Here's what you need to know about the growing trend of remote-first companies.

Different types of Hybrid work

Hybrid work is a type of flexible working arrangement that combines remote and on-site work. It enables staff to work in different settings.

Obvious Signs that Remote Work is For You

If you have been thinking about working from home, here are some obvious signs that remote work is for you.
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Do we let young(er) managers down?

Has our model of creating managers from our best employees reached a breaking point since the COVID crisis started?
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Why I became a Digital Nomad

A question that gets asked often is why I became a digital nomad. These are the main drivers to be a location independent professional. 
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Workations to try a nomadic life

A workation can be a step to a digital nomad life. Break away from the desk, explore the world while maintaining a productive work life.
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Adapting international entrepreneurial education to reality

Many universities and colleges are still educating international management as if the change in the work style of the Covid era did not happen. Our student entrepreneurs deserve a better base to manage their teams and companies when starting their careers.
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Digital nomads

As I studied digital nomads for several years, and still get questions on my location independent lifestyle. Here are some answers.
Improve Your Ability to Work Independently

Improve Your Ability to Work Independently

Remote work has become widespread. Working independently means working on your own with little supervision. How do you deal with that?
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Focus on work is essential for async knowledge workers

Focus on the right work is an essential skill we must obtain as an information worker in a hybrid/remote async work environment.
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Topless Meetings

Is the way we do note-taking during meetings killing the meeting itself? Our synchronous times are valuable. Time to go (lap-)topless?
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Focus: meeting-free days

Meeting-free days are an easy to achieve first step in creating a high-performance, async-first work organization.