leadership has always been a moving target. Whether in business, athletics or politics, leaders must constantly respond to the changing conditions around them with attentiveness and purpose. But during the Covid-19 pandemic, colossal changes were flying at leaders from all angles, impacting them just as acutely as those they lead. Naturally, they responded by implementing a patchwork of reactive remote working strategies to ensure business continuity and minimize disturbances.
As we plan our longer term flexible working strategies, safely returning to office spaces whilst further enabling remote working will be key to organizational success. As technology investments continue to drive this, we spoke to Sandhya Rao, Principal Product Manager at Microsoft Teams, to ask her how, when used with the right devices, Teams can help.
As the boundaries between our home and working lives blur and we adapt to longer-term home working, we become vulnerable to fatigue. Use these tips to help combat burnout.
Home working is an adjustment we have all had to make, but it comes with unique challenges for everyone. At first, we were reactive and focused on business continuity and enabling productivity. Now, as we settle into longer-term remote and flexible working habits, managers and organizations need to focus on making sure that employees are safeguarded from fatigue and burnout.
With 82% of managers concerned about remote working productivity, protect the concentration of your flexible working teams with these tips.
While it’s been a pain point for years, our concentration is under added strain during these disrupted times. To protect our concentration, it’s especially important to be able to work from wherever we’re most productive.