A question that gets asked often is why I became a digital nomad. I’ve been trying to find the main drivers to be (and remain) a location independent professional.Read more
Are you feeling the urge to break away from your desk and explore somewhere new while maintaining a productive work life? If so, then a workation may be just what you need.Read more
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.Read more
As I’m still being introduced at conferences as a digital nomad, and I often get questions on what this is, here’s my first take on being a digital nomad.Read more
Remote work has become more and more widespread in today’s global economy. Independence, flexibility, and control over how you work are all part of the appeal. Working independently means working entirely on your own with little to no supervision. How do you deal with that? Here are some ways that will help.Read more
In the hybrid/remote world, we seek to develop working processes based on the Async-first process idea. As collaborators in a team that embraces async-first work, we become responsible for managing our work time during the non-synchronous moments. I discuss this at length in my book “The Suitcase Office.” But managing output (or better: outcome) requires organizing oneself to deliver. Being able to focus on work becomes an essential skill.Read more
Is the way we do note-taking during meetings killing the meeting itself? Our synchronous times are valuable. Hiding behind a laptop screen during meetings creates a barrier. And typing rather than writing makes us less effective. Time to go (lap-)topless?Read more
Meeting-free days might be the first step in creating a high-performance hybrid workspace. We expect middle managers to be less the controller and more the enabler. Managing information workers means shaping the workplace with the team that allows the outcomes to be produced.Read more
It’s no secret that the traditional 9 to 5 job is becoming a thing of the past. With the advent of technology, information workers can now work from anywhere at any time. This has led to a rise in freelance and contract work and a trend of people working multiple jobs to make ends meet. So what’s the answer? How do we create an organizational system for this new way of life?
One possible solution is job crafting.
When employers are afraid to fire underperformers, they risk having quiet quitters in the team. We call it Quiet Quitting when colleagues are delivering just enough work, negatively affecting other staff’s engagement.Read more