When Remote Work Backfires, This Is Usually Why

Remote work was a lauded business option and on the uptick for a while, but has recently taken some hits, as businesses are seeing some downfalls. Often the problem is not in the technology, or in the locality, but in human nature. Being away from the office more than most, makes it easier for remotes to default to emails and other non-face-to-face tactics, which is not optimal when fellow workers have complaints and issues. Great leadership, requires communication, speaking and hearing, in an effective way. And best practice does mean that some of that will probably have to happen in a close up scenario. Even if you’re a remote worker, especially if you work in a leadership capacity and must, at times, be the bearer of bad news, it’s super important to listen, anticipate, explain, be available, be humble, and stay involved and connected.

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