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Remote Fluency: Taking a Design Thinking Approach with Tamara Sanderson and Ali Greene

On this episode of Managing Remote Teams, we dive into the topic of remote work fluency with Ali Greene and Tamara Sanderson. Ali shares the three essential pillars of remote work fluency, while Tamara talks about her personal exploration of design thinking and how it can aid in creativity. We discuss the challenges of implementing remote work in different organizations, the differences between synchronous and asynchronous work, and the importance of building relationships in remote settings. Whether you’re a remote worker or managing a remote team, this episode will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary for remote work fluency.

  • Introduction to remote work fluency

  • The three pillars of remote work fluency: communication, project management, and productivity

  • Enhancing creativity and relationship building in remote work

  • Importance of adjusting behavior and mindset towards remote work

  • Matt Mullenweg’s Five levels of remote work based on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs

  • Importance of creating flexibility for employees and not asking them to relocate

  • Implementation of remote or hybrid work in small to medium-sized companies

  • Remote work magnifies the good, bad, and ugly of companies

  • Exploration of design thinking process and its benefits for remote teams


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