When building a hybrid workplace, consider the various aspects of distance. It is not only the geographical distance that makes things tricky but also the temporal, perceived, and socio-cultural distance and the team’s configuration. A successful team is the one that can bridge these distances and allow everyone to feel they belong.
Video calls can create a feeling of belonging, but they are also a significant drain on your cognitive abilities and lead to stress. Learn to switch the camera off every now and then, and don’t enforce video on from those who are not comfortable with it.
Communication shouldn’t be efficient. It should be effective. The talking stick is an excellent exercise in both communication and mindfulness. It is inclusive, removes ego, creates respect, and leads to results.
Proactive people don’t wait indefinitely and don’t let others to ignore them. They take the initiative and get things done.
In the first article of the series, I talked about what things you need to do to enter the negotiation and be successful. Now let’s talk about the importance of understanding the person you are negotiating with. You know what… Read More ›
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