On this episode of the Strategy & Leadership Podcast, Matt Barnett from Bonjoro joins us to discuss remote work and how to grow your team, communication challenges, and how personalized video communication can improve both company culture and client relationships.
Sudden changes, such as the current COVID-19 global health crisis has caused a disruption in every-day business, while many individuals and teams find themselves navigating new ways to work together effectively.
While Tuckman’s Stages of Team Development apply to newly formed teams, they also apply to teams that encounter new situations or experience abrupt change and disruption.
The COVID-19 virus has slowed and even halted the day-to-day operations of many organizations around the world. While some countries and industries have been impacted more than others, self isolation and quarantine still allow many to work remotely. It's important to remember that many people don't have the ability to work at all right now, so the ones that can work remotely are the lucky ones.
Although some professionals, like Bill Gates, have stated that we need to be prepared for the next global pandemic, the swift spread of COVID-19 and cascading global impacts were unexpected. After an abundance of COVID-19 related deaths in China, medical systems collapsing in Italy, and expert recommendations to flatten the curve, many businesses have shifted to remote work, are operating in a limited capacity, or have had to close their doors.