Moderator: Andrew Filev, Co-founder & CEO @Wrike CWM For most businesses, remote working is no longer an option, but a necessary means of respecting one anothers’ health and preventing the spread of COVID-19. As we learn to adapt to these sudden and unprecedented changes – where some employees are working remote for the first time […]
Moderated by: Natalie Nagele, CEO Wildbit Throughout 20 years of running a remote team, Wildbit has experimented with 4-day workweeks, removing Slack, downsizing their Philadelphia office, and more. In this talk, Natalie will share some practical communication techniques and habits that will make your remote team radically more productive, connected, and happy.
Sally’s talk will help leaders and individuals navigate how to do their best work remotely (high autonomy, but can be low belonging/connectedness). The two big challenges Sally sees in Forshay’s team and with her clients are Managing overwork (people can work anytime / all the time Feeling heard in teams (inclusion / diversity challenges).
The session will be about how work has progressed, how remote work has become indispensable in the current scenario and how this will evolve going forward. Moderated by: Suman Gopalan, Chief HR Officer at Freshworks Suman Gopalan is responsible for translating our motto of “happy employees means happy customers” into action. Suman joined Freshworks in […]
Moderated by: Tim Minahan, CMO @ Citrix Remote work is the new normal. Ongoing operations and future competitive advantage will go to those companies that leverage technology to enable flexible and remote work models. This can not only attract hard-to-find talent, but increase employee engagement and boost their productivity. Companies can dip into untapped pools […]
Are you part of a startup and would like insight into what has worked for someone else? Or do you have plans of starting one? In this talk, Sarah will share her experience over the past three years as a co-founder and CTO at SafetyWing, with specific guidelines, tools and structures she and her team […]
Moderated by: Peter Lang, CEO at Uhuru Network Think remote is only for developers and contractors? Think again. Learn how to adopt Remote in Marketing. Remote teams have transformed how marketing departments work, allowing companies to hire smarter to drive faster growth than ever before. We have seen companies fully embrace remote marketing teams, implement Agile […]
Moderated by: Shaun Prime, Chief Product Officer at Selina Shaun talks about why they started their company to build communities of remote workers, that want to travel the world, and how they see opportunities for their people, and what companies can be thinking about as they explore this new world.
What we’re doing now is not the normal ‘working from home’. We’re each trying to manage a household that is now at home (all the time) and deal with the stress of a global pandemic. A better way to describe what we’re doing now would be: We’re doing the best that we can during a […]
A handbook-first approach to documentation is sneakily vital to a well-run business. While it feels skippable — inefficient, even — the outsized benefits of intentionally writing down and organizing process, culture, and solutions are staggering. Conversely, avoiding structured documentation is the best way to install a low-level sense of chaos and confusion that hampers growth […]
Out of 250 plus remote workers surveyed, 100% report that excellence in communication is critical for success in a remote or virtual context. When messages are clearly articulated using appropriate delivery channels, individuals and teams can more fully engage in working collaboratively. Join the conversation with Roberta Sawatzky, Remote Work Advocate at Okanagan Business School, […]
Working from home has its obvious perks: No commute. No weather delays. No chatty colleagues or micromanaging bosses patrolling the hallways. And let’s not even get into how amazing it is to work in sweats or pajamas. But what many may not realize is that productivity can actually soar for remote employees who work from […]